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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
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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