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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
cassation
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").
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