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2012-03-19 23:03:06

Emphasis on primary sources and rich discussion develops student intellect in Eric Cunningham´s classroom. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) March 19, 2012 Milestone Documents is helping educators find new paths to developing the critical thinking skills of their students by showcasing history educator Eric Cunningham´s classroom strategy. A case study newly added to http://www.milestonedocuments.com details the Gonzaga University associate professor´s heavy emphasis on lecture,...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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