Education News Archive - November 01, 2009
With a target of registering 1 million students, this is the last week for kids across the country to sign up for the American Math Challenge!
Word of the Day
- A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.