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Education News Archive - October 11, 2010

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University of Illinois chemistry professor Alexander Scheeline wants to see high school students using their cell phones in class -- not for texting or surfing the Web, but as an analytical chemistry instrument.

Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.