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Education News Archive - October 18, 2012

Twitter Makes For Better Students

According to a new study from Michigan State University, students who use Twitter in the classroom are not only more likely to participate in class by Tweeting their professors, they’re also more likely to retain what they learned there.

Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'