1. In December, Gordon eighth graders designed an experiment that explored fifth graders' preconceptions about bottled water vs. tap water, documented in This Week at Gordon.
In January, researchers from the California Institute of Technology and Stanford University announced a simpler, somewhat more technical study involving wine, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences as "Marketing Actions Can Modulate Neural Representations of Experienced Pleasantness."
2. In mid-March, the good folks at kidoinfo.com published a piece in which Gordon teachers gave tips on identifying truly play-based preschool programs.
The following week, kidoinfo.com was lauded in Providence Business News and the Barrington Times.