My optometrist needs roller skates; maybe wings and roller skates. He seemed to fly down the halls of his office yesterday, along with his three partners. Eventually, he breezed into my exam room. So what brings you here today? he asked. My eyes are killing me, I said. They ache. Sometimes they burn. When I … Continue reading How Might Remote Learning Impact Young Eyes?
Mine are killing me, thank-you very much. I even made an appointment to see my eye doctor today! I suspect many teachers and students are feeling my same eye pain, and some other ailments, given the new world of remote learning. And there are several reasons why. When the March 2020 quarantine arrived, the focus … Continue reading How Do Your Eyes Feel?
By now readers have figured out how much I love etymology, the study of word origin. I often start my research explorations by making sure I understand the words surrounding a topic, and today is one of those days. Where did the word "see" come from? And the noun "vision"? And the word eyesight? See … Continue reading How Do Humans See?