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Education News Archive - April 10, 2008

CHANDLER, Ariz., April 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pearson's new AMP Math System is the first math intervention program to provide comprehensive alignment with and specifically address the curriculum focal points provided by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NTCM).

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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