Education News Archive - April 26, 2007
ETS's Criterion(SM) Online Writing Evaluation won the highest honor -- the Platinum Level Award -- at the IMS Global Learning Consortium conference in Vancouver, British Columbia, last week.
Word of the Day
- A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
- Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
- To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
- To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.