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Education News Archive - March 27, 2008

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Analysis finds competitive and individual-type learning lead to lower achievement, poorer social interaction

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An alternative-energy research project has evolved from modest diesel output to an ambitious, environmentally friendly and economic fuel-production dream for some Prince George High School teachers and students.

Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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