New York Times Report on Heathrow Noise & SuperAdobe Domes

LONDON - Pity the poor schoolchildren, at least when the jets scream overhead, which they do about once a minute

'The domes look like hobbit homes, but the school's head teacher, Kathryn Harper-Quinn, said they make it much easier for students to concentrate, especially for those whose first language is not English. "You need to listen to the teacher, but as you need to refocus each time after a plane flies over, you start losing energy," she said.

With the domes, said Caroline Macgill, another teacher, the school is able to hold twice as many outdoor classes and is seeing better results from students.'

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