Education News Archive - January 15, 2010
Reasons for requiring a child to repeat the first grade may go far beyond the basic "three R's," parents must often shoulder at least part of the blame or credit.
Word of the Day
- The navel or umbilicus.
- In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
- A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.