| Feb 8, 2013
| 12:17 PM
Andree W. Williams, a former Roland Park Country School educator and a gardener, died Jan. 30 of heart failure at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson. She was 89.
Andree Louise Wood was born and raised in Fort Thomas, Ky., where she graduated...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 12:28 PM
In today's modern world, books aren't the only tool for teaching kids how to read.
"American kids have access to amazing technology, when it comes to education and learning how to read," said Isabelle Duston, a Lynchburg resident and entrepreneur....
| Jan 25, 2013
| 3:10 PM
Edward V.C. Nicol, a retired Social Security Administration public affairs representative who earned the name of "Mr. Meals on Wheels" for his more than three decades of volunteer work, died Jan. 13 of pneumonia at the Presbyterian Home of Maryland in...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 1:45 PM
The benefits and challenges of raising bilingual children
Growing up in Argentina, Monica Fetzer remembers times when she wanted to speak only Spanish.
But her parents, the children of German immigrants, spoke German in their home. They sent Monica...
| Dec 9, 2012
| 2:37 PM
Harry Dutton Grunwell, a retired Army warrant officer with a talent for linguistics and computers, died Dec. 5 at Howard County General Hospital from complications of multiple sclerosis. The Marriottsville resident was 66.
Mr. Grunwell was born in Ogden,...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 4:38 AM
Previously on "The Amazing Race," there were 11 teams. Some of them were really awesome, and some were not. Phil Keoghan eliminated a lot of them, and now the lucky remaining few are in Spain. It all ends tonight, you know, so I hope you have some comfort...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 7:01 PM
When you enter Julie Chang's world languages class at Waverly Elementary School in Ellicott City, you leave English at the door. Then, if you know the answer to a question and are told to "qing ju shou," you raise your hand. If you're told, "bu shou hua,"...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 1:16 PM
Burbank Unified is moving to join the growing trend of dual-language education — a system that in neighboring Glendale has spread like wildfire as parents eagerly sign their students up to be fluent in one of six languages by the time they...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 2:45 PM
Chocolate: The PA Connection
Sunday, December 16, 2012
The Historical Societs of Montgomery County
What better way to start the holiday and winter season than with a cup of hot chocolate. The aroma of chocolate wafts in the...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 3:57 PM
Thursday, Ana Santiago, a native Spanish speaker, showed her English speaking friends how to bargain.
"We're mostly making a traditional Mexican or Hispanic culture Market," Santiago said.
Martinsville High School called Thursday, Dia de Mercado, or...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 5:03 AM
It's not just about the reading, writing and arithmetic. We send our children to school each day so they learn a variety of skills beyond those that just meet graduation requirements. Students need skills that will allow them to be successful no matter...