Marcia Clemmitt

Category: Education

Fixing Urban Schools

CQ Press June 29th, 2014 "Imagine a teacher's dilemma in a classroom where the population is different every day."

How to Write a Narrative Poem

Power Poetry June 1st, 2014 One of the oldest poetic forms in the world could be the perfect way to tell a very modern story -- yours.

5 Poems About Loss

Power Poetry June 1st, 2014 Writing the book "took me outside of my grief for a moment. It has become something that I feel like we did together. And there's consolation in that."

Home Schooling

CQ Press March 7th, 2014 “The middle son didn't really start reading until sixth grade, but as an eighth-grader he read parts of Plato's Republic and understood it."

Why Study Humanities?

CQ Press December 6th, 2013

Homeless Students

CQ Press April 5th, 2013 "Homelessness drops sharply when children turn 5 or 6 because they can go into the subsidized child care called 'public schools.'"

Social Media Becoming a Worrisome Distraction

CQ Press January 25th, 2013

Treating ADHD

CQ Press August 3rd, 2012 "These children are often socially rejected by their peers, sometimes within five minutes."

Non-drug Therapies May Help With ADHD

CQ Press August 3rd, 2012

Youth Volunteerism

CQ Press January 27th, 2012 "They don't know in advance that they're going to love doing these things. But once they do it, they volunteer to do it again."

Volunteer Programs Lacking for Low-income Kids

CQ Press January 27th, 2012

Digital Education

CQ Press December 2nd, 2011 "If you watch a bunch of boys play 'Oregon Trail,' they spend all their time shooting deer."

Big Hurdles Confront Learning-technology Developers

CQ Press December 2nd, 2011

Student Debt

CQ Press October 21st, 2011 In Australia and New Zealand, student borrowers are automatically enrolled in plans that are administered through the tax system and base repayment amounts on students' post-graduate incomes.

Teens Need Guidance to Avoid Cyberbullying

CQ Press September 17th, 2010

How to Evaluate Blogs and Online Information Sources

CQ Press August 1st, 2008 Many people mistakenly believe that an "org" suffix stands for something lke "nonprofit organization," but in fact anyone can register an "org" domain.

Understanding of Dyslexia Is Emerging

CQ Press February 22nd, 2008

Turning Non-readers Into Readers

CQ Press February 22nd, 2008

Learning Online Literacy

CQ Press February 22nd, 2008

Students Under Stress

CQ Researcher July 13th, 2007 "When Nancy Kalish's daughter was in seventh grade, she suddenly began saying, 'I hate school,' recalls Kalish, a journalist in New York City. 'She started saying it every single day.'"

Fixing Urban Schools

CQ Press April 7th, 2007

Intelligent Design

CQ Press July 29th, 2005 "I'm waiting for the day when the hearings...involve subpoenas in which evolutionists are deposed at length on their views. On that happy day, I can assure you that they won't come off looking well."

Your Two Different Pairs of Eyes

Cricket January 1st, 1996

Crystals

Science Weekly February 1st, 1995

Teaching Notes : Crystals

Science Weekly February 1st, 1995

Mathematicians: Real-World Applications Are Key to Increasing the Field's Appeal

The Scientist March 16th, 1992 "We need to ask ourselves, 'If we're so valuable, why are we hired in such small numbers?"

Stranger From the Blue Planet

United States Catholic Conference October 12th, 1991

The Planet Water

National Catholic Educational Association July 1st, 1991

Minority Scientists Broaden Efforts to Fight Environmental Woes of Poor

The Scientist April 29th, 1991

Success of National Labs' Teacher Training in Question

The Scientist February 18th, 1991 "What would you say to one of your teachers if you walked into a classroom that sounded like this?"

How to Hide an Elephant

Children's Story Scripts January 1st, 1991

Looking at Pakistan

Holy Childhood Association September 1st, 1990

Classroom Activities

Holy Childhood Association September 1st, 1990

The Boy and the Beggars

Holy Childhood Association September 1st, 1990