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Education News Archive - March 20, 2008

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Schools with robotics teams have transformed the after-school activity into a part of the school's curriculum by creating science and computer elective classes that teach robotics, while other schools have integrated robotics into regular science classes.

By The Dominion Post, Morgantown, W.Va. Mar. 20--From the Internet to interactive whiteboards, students at North Elementary School gave their families a little lesson in technology Wednesday night, during the school's first Family Tech Night.

Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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