Parkersburg News and Sentinelhttp://www.newsandsentinel.comTop Headlinesen-usThu, 29 Jan 2015 17:13:12 EDTThu, 29 Jan 2015 17:13:12 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssTearing up the education 'box'http://www.newsandsentinel.com/page/content.detail/id/603480.htmlMany really good educators wish the government would just get out of their way and let them teach. They know what to do without having state and federal governments breathing down their necks.Mon, 26 Jan 2015 00:00:00 EDTLearning about others' cultureshttp://www.newsandsentinel.com/page/content.detail/id/603417.htmlAnyone who has left the friendly confine of West Virginia has probably experienced the bewildered look in strangers' eyes when they ask "Oh.Sun, 25 Jan 2015 00:00:00 EDTYoung adult books to appeal to manyhttp://www.newsandsentinel.com/page/content.detail/id/603419.htmlThere are several new young adult books out now that are good mystery reads! For younger teens is "The Wollstonecraft Detective Agency: The Case of the Missing Moonstone" by Jordan Stratford with art by Kelly Murph.Sun, 25 Jan 2015 00:00:00 EDTWinter dormancy or hibernation for animalshttp://www.newsandsentinel.com/page/content.detail/id/603420.htmlSub-zero temperatures always get me thinking about how wildlife copes with severe winter conditions. Black bears have developed an admirable strategy.Sun, 25 Jan 2015 00:00:00 EDTSpelling champs are crownedhttp://www.newsandsentinel.com/page/content.detail/id/603422.htmlBeverly-Center Elementary School held its annual school-wide spelling bee on January 14. Classroom spelling bees were held in early December to determine the representatives from each grade for the school bee.Sun, 25 Jan 2015 00:00:00 EDT