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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
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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