The Science of cramming.

The Science of cramming.

How to Prepare for Standardized Tests Almost everyone crams at one point or another. Many students just have too much on their plates: school, homework, extracurricular activities. So, it’s natural that students often stay up into the night to cram for exams or complete homework assignments. But while this practice has been a mainstay of high school students for some…

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What is blended learning?

What is blended learning?

In its simplest terms, blended learning combines traditional, teacher-to-student lessons with technology-based instruction. Many schools use a “rotation” model, which is often viewed as an effective means of providing students with more personalised instruction and smaller group experiences. In some cases, saving money (through larger overall class sizes, for example) is also a goal. The basic premise involves students rotating…

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What is 1-to-1 computing?

What is 1-to-1 computing?

The two biggest factors spurring the rise in 1-to-1 student computing have been new mandates that tests be delivered online and the widespread adoption of the Common Core Standards. Generally, the hope is that putting devices in the hands of students will help with some or all the following goals: Allowing teachers and software to deliver more personalised content and…

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How technology is transforming education?

How technology is transforming education?

Many in the ed-tech field see new technologies as powerful tools to help schools meet the needs of ever-more-diverse student populations. The idea is that digital devices, software, and learning platforms offer a once-unimaginable array of options for tailoring education to each individual student’s academic strengths and weaknesses, interests and motivations, personal preferences, and optimal pace of learning. iCoachU have…

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