Education Blog

  • 4 months 2 weeks ago
    Coding is what powers our digital world: it is how you tell a computer what to do. Whenever you open up anything from Google, to a phone or calculator, code is being run. But why should kids learn coding? Learn how to code to learn a new language Coding is not only considered to be a...
  • 1 year 10 months ago
    The Ebola outbreak that began in West Africa in early 2014 is the worst outbreak of this virus in history. The Ebola virus has a high mortality rate: in the three countries most affected by the outbreak — Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia — about 70 percent of the infected people have...
  • Teachers: How to Help Students Develop Hope
    1 year 10 months ago
    “I hope I get an ‘A’ on this test!” How many times have teachers heard these exact words from their students? Goodness knows, most teachers would certainly love for their students to get an A, too!Well, for teachers eager to help their students get more A’s, research...
  • How important is Family Involvement in Children Homework?
    1 year 10 months ago
    Helping with Homework Studies have shown that children who are supported by their families with homework are likely to perform significantly better in academic examinations at 16 years old and beyond than those who do not. If we want our children to be successful in school, family involvement is...
  • Parents: How you can help Children Reading a Positive Experience
    1 year 10 months ago
    As parents you are your child's most influential teacher with an important part to play in helping your child to learn to read.Here are some suggestions on how you can help to make this a positive experience.Choose a quiet timeSet aside a quiet time with no distractions. Ten to fifteen minutes...
  • Tips for a Fantastic Stress-free Revision
    1 year 10 months ago
    Exams and tests can be a stressful time for most students, but follow these fantastic stress-free tips for revising... and you might find yourself at the top of the brainy class!Study in a quiet place away from the TV and computers etc that is both light and comfortable.Make a 'revision...
  • I honestly don’t think University Hall or dorm rooms are very good for studying, and here’s why
    1 year 10 months ago
    I honestly don’t think University Hall or dorm rooms are very good for studying, and here’s why.Dorm rooms are set up for comfort. If you’re not a crazy psycho, you probably try to decorate your room and set things up in a way that’s comfortable and – well – fun...
  • “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know.”
    1 year 10 months ago
    “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know.”This is probably one of the most underrated and ignored statements you’ll ever hear in university. Most students spend 12-18 hours per week sitting in class, and countless more doing homework and studying, but take almost no...
  • How to have Better Grades this Semester
    1 year 10 months ago
    Chances are that if you are reading this, you are already a somewhat successful student. However, the higher up you go in the education hierarchy, the more strategies you will need to stay successful. Consider these tips:FocusThis is the single most important strategy for success in both high...
  • Things Successful Teachers Do Differently
    1 year 10 months ago
    If you ask a student what makes him or her successful in school, you probably won’t hear about some fantastic new book or video lecture series. Most likely you will hear something like, “It was all Mr. Jones. He just never gave up on me.”What students take away from a successful...

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