Education News Archive - July 24, 2007
Embracing Pedagogical Multiplicity: Examining Two Teachers' Instructional Responses to the Changing Expectations for Kindergarten in U.S. Public Schools
By Goldstein, Lisa S Abstract. The purposes of kindergarten have been changing rapidly in the United States.
Where Do Standards Come From? A Phenomenological Study of the Development of National Board Early Childhood/Generalist Standards
By Camp, Deborah Graves Abstract. The purpose of
Kentucky's Early Childhood Continuous Assessment and Accountability System: Local Decisions and State Supports
By Rous, Beth McCormick, Katherine; Gooden, Caroli
Word of the Day
- The navel or umbilicus.
- In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
- A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.