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Education News Archive - June 29, 2010

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Last week, teachers from the United States, Mexico, Cameroon and French Guyana joined with teachers in Puerto Rico to learn how they can take environmental studies into their own hands and back into their classrooms.

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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