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Education News Archive - November 04, 2005

By Yoo, Seung-Yoeun Introduction For the two past two decades, a child-centered view and integration of curriculum have become critical to developing literacy.

Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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