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Education News Archive - February 17, 2008

By Boyd, Barbara Foulks The Montessori philosophy advocates that the classroom be a reflection of the home, the community, and the world.

By Harger, Jeni As a sea of cars maneuvered through congested streets outside the Hidalgo Market in Puebla, Mexico, and buses transporting passengers spewed diesel fumes into the morning air, hundreds of people milled about under tarps, preparing for another busy day.

Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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