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Education News Archive - January 13, 2008

By Rachal, K Chris Daigle, Sherri; Rachal, Windy S As teachers of higher education, we expect students to enter college with some understanding of what it means to be an effective learner and the ability to apply effective learning strategies.

By Annie Mccallum, The News & Advance, Lynchburg, Va. Jan. 13--The Virginia Education Association recently released its annual teacher salary study, which is giving teachers and administrators something to talk about -- competition.

Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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