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Education News Archive - November 08, 2007

By Gardner, Ralph III Nobel, Michele M; Hessler, T

By Lee, Hea-Jin Herner-Patnode, Leah M The Principles and Standards for School Mathematics (PSSM; National Council of Teachers of Mathematics [NCTM], 2000) documents the scope and sequence of mathematics to be taught, how it should be taught, and how it should be assessed.

By Jill Riepenhoff, The Columbus Dispatch, Ohio Nov. 8--A former Bexley drama teacher who resigned last year after accusations that he solicited a prostitute landed at a school in Florida. Now, he faces charges there that he sought sex from a person he thought was a 15-year-old girl.

Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.