Education News Archive - April 02, 2006

By Piotrowski, Chris; Plash, Shawn H Abstract When employee turnover can be identified as endemic to a corporation or an organization, a comprehensive OD intervention approach is most appropriate.

By Williamson, Pamela; McLeskey, James; Hoppey, David; Rentz, Tarcha ABSTRACT: Empirical evidence and federal mandates support the notion that students with mental retardation (MR) should spend some or much of the school day in general education classrooms.

By Hutton, Lisa A; Curtis, Reagan; Burstein, Joyce H Abstract In this study, 172 elementary teachers were surveyed to determine the state of social studies teaching in their classrooms.

By Glbahar, Yasemin; Tinmaz, Hasan Abstract In this case study, the aim was to implement project-based learning by utilizing e-portfolio assessment in a small-scale classroom (N = 8).

Word of the Day
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'