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Education News Archive - June 28, 2007

By Hyun, Eunsook A teacher candidate, Lisa Multian, was assigned to an inner-city kindergarten for her internship. When Lisa initially met Mary White, her cooperating teacher, Mrs. White was busy preparing for her second (spring) semester curriculum for 23 kindergartners. Lisa asked Mrs.

Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.