Education News Archive - August 06, 2005
Key words: elementary-level social studies, integrated curricula, integrating social studies and core subjects, interdisciplinary teaching Social studies as a content area struggles to attain a place of prominence in the elementary curriculum.
Word of the Day
- Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
- Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
- Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
- A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.