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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
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.