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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
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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