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2013-10-24 23:35:09

In preparation for meeting the new Common Core mathematics requirements, teachers from Placer, Nevada & Sacramento counties built catapults and conducted other engaging hands-on activities during a four-session Hands-on Algebra training provided by the Sierra College Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Collaborative. Rocklin, CA (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 In October, over 20 high school teachers challenged with teaching to the new Common Core Mathematics Standards completed...


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attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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