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Education News Archive - November 25, 2007

By Vadasy, Patricia F Sanders, Elizabeth A; Tudor, Sarah Abstract A total of 46 children in Grades 2 and 3 with low word- level skills were randomly assigned to 1 of 2 groups that received supplemental phonics-based reading instruction.

Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.