How to teach ... spelling
Whether or not last week's introduction of compulsory spelling tests for all key stage 2 pupils in England will improve literacy standards, there are many reasons to crack spelling ... children an insight into the way that language has been built up ...
How Many Different Ways Can You Spell ‘Gaddafi’?
But politics aside, we've come across a list of the many different English spellings of Gaddafi's name. Because of the difficulty translating Arabic to English, there are several different translations — the Library of Congress lists 72 alternate ...
QUITTING TIME: ELWAY, JORDAN AND GRETZKY PROVE THERE ARE MANY WAYS TO PULL DOWN DURTAIN
‘Because it’s my one percent and not yours,’ Jordan said Wednesday. ‘I chose to walk away knowing I could still play. That’s exactly the way I wanted it ... it’s amazing how many times you have to come back over it.’
Jordan Ellenberg’s ‘How Not to Be Wrong,’ and More
Statistically speaking, there might be an extra 20 percent risk of developing cancer by eating too many sausages. But people are individuals ... as going under general anesthesia.) Is there a way to have a rational relationship with risk?
How Many Species? A Study Says 8.7 Million, but It’s Tricky
In Singapore, there’s a nematode worm that dwells only in the lungs ... In recent decades, scientists have looked for better ways to determine how many species are left to find. In 1988, Robert May, an evolutionary biologist at the University of Oxford ...