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My Best Teacher – The Lesson Of The Cattywampus.
The best teacher I ever had
Mr. Whitson taught sixth-grade science. On the first day of class, he gave us a lecture about a creature called the cattywampus, an ill-adapted nocturnal animal that was wiped out during the Ice Age. He passed around a skull as he talked. We all took notes and later had a quiz.
When he returned my paper, I was shocked. There was a big red X through each of my answers. I had failed. There had to be some mistake! I had written down exactly what Mr. Whitson said. Then I realized that everyone in the class had failed. What had happened?
Web Surfing Helps Old Brains.
According to a recent study presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, older people exposed to Web surfing for the first time showed increased brain activity in regions associated with language and working memory. (READ MORE HERE)