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Education News Archive - September 30, 2005

By Dunn, Rita; Dunn, Kenneth Key words: kinesthetic, low auditory, low visual, tactual In the early 1960s, when students performed inadequately with traditional chalk-and-talk presentations and readings, we theorized that an alternative approach might improve the grades of underachievers (Dunn 1971a).

Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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