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
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.