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Education News Archive - January 31, 2007

DECATUR, Ala., Jan. 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BP will award instructional creativity by providing $100,000 in grants to Morgan County K-12 educators who teach students about energy and energy conservation.

By Laura Morales, The Miami Herald Jan. 31--Her students call her the leader of the "Sharperson Super Stars." Her students' parents call her a caring and challenging teacher who draws them into their children's education.

Word of the Day
vermicular
  • 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.
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