Education News Archive - February 20, 2008

By Johnson, Arlene E ABSTRACT The introduction of web-based instruction into nursing education has resulted in a significant change in the responsibilities of nurse educators.

By Blauvelt, Margaret J Spath, Mary L ABSTRACT This article describes a formal mentoring program for new nurse faculty at a small, private, midwestern university.

MAXIMUS (NYSE:MMS), a leading provider of government services, announced today that the North Dakota Department of Public Instruction (NDDPI) has selected its TIENET® special education case management system for a statewide implementation.

By Elaine Marsilio, Odessa American, Texas Feb. 20--ECISD administrators continue to analyze proposed bell schedules for the high schools, which would begin in August.

Word of the Day
  • 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.