Education News Archive - November 24, 2009


Sabi Inc, a Kirkland, Wash.-based startup company that spun out of Microsoft Research in 2008, has launched "ItzaZoo(TM)," the latest in a series of unique, engaging interactive drawing and reading games for children age 4 and older.

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'