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Catherine Welch

Catherine Welch

Recent Stories from Catherine Welch

The Education Desk: How Wiggling Helps ADHD Kids Learn

If kids with ADHD are wiggling in the classroom or while doing homework, does it mean they’re not learning? Mark Rapport is director of the Children’s Learning Clinic at UCF. His research, dubbed “squirm to learn,” finds wiggling may actually help kids learn.

Gas Prices Drop By A Nickel In Florida

Gas prices in Florida dropped by a nickel during the past week. Florida drivers are paying an average $2.75 for a gallon of regular unleaded.

The Orlando Public Library has a children and teen section for young readers./Photo: Catherine Welch

Education Desk: Great Books For Young Readers This Summer

Summer reading keeps kids from losing the reading skills they built up during the school year. From our Education Desk, 90.7’s Catherine Welch caught up with the Orange County Library System’s Youth Services Librarian Silence Bourn for recommendations for young readers.