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How to gamify lessons to make learning fun again

<i>The idea of gamifying education has been around for a while now, so we decided to take a look at what makes games effective for learning and how you</i> …

Education Technology

Learning theory: neuroplasticity and your amazing brain

<i>“Neuro-what?” you say. Yes, neuroplasticity may sound like something you don’t want to know any more about, but you should, because learning theories</i> …

The past, present and future of learning

<i>When audiences first watched the movie Back to the Future, they journeyed from the then-present-day of 1985 to the “future” of 21 October 2015. Now</i> …

How to develop a growth mindset for better learning

<i>Perfection is an illusion, something for students to strive towards, which ultimately means that falling short is inevitable. But don’t worry, that’s</i> …

Self-improvement

Learning by teaching: the key to a deeper learning experience

Did you know that first-born children are apparently more intelligent than their younger siblings?<p>In two studies published in the journals Science …

Learn How to Study Better than 99% of your Classmates

When we <b>look for advice on how to study better</b>, most articles trot out the same old advice: create a study schedule, review it frequently, get plenty …

4 Quick Tips to Master Summer Reading

Avoiding Summer Reading Meltdown<p>If you are a US high school student, you are probably tired of hearing this, but have you started your <b>summer reading</b> …

Summer Classes : Manage your Time Effectively for Success

Summer time is not known as a time for getting school work done, but you and I both know that just the opposite is true. Summer is hardly a time of …

The Secret to an Active Memory

Flashcards have been widely used in early childhood education but contrary to what you might think, this tool is not only useful for children. As a …

Exam Writing Tips: How to Write the Perfect Exam Answer

This is what it all comes down to; you’re sitting in the exam hall, waiting to get your hands on that anticipated piece of paper. You’ve jammed a ton …

5 Quick Tips to Help You Survive Final Exams

It’s time for the hard facts. <b>Final exams are just around the corner</b> and your study in the coming weeks will play a big part in your exam …

How to Beat Exam Stress in 10 Easy Ways

Every student who aims to become a <b>high-achiever</b> will experience exam stress. It’s an unavoidable part of student life that can be a tough nut to …

Interview with Suzie Boss: All About PBL

<i>At GoConqr (formerly ExamTime), we believe that learning is not just about passing exams. For us, learning is about acquiring knowledge and</i> …

10 Good Habits for Students: How Top Students Learn

We all know someone who is outstandingly brilliant at learning.<p>They are the Stephen Hawking or Marissa Mayer of your class and you’re probably …

Pedagogy

8 eLearning Trends to Enhance your Lessons

If you spend time hanging around education blogs and social networks, you will have noticed the <b>rising number of elearning trends</b> out there, most of …

Education Technology

Study Hacks: 5 Ways to Organise Your Study & Measure Results

Learn how to organise your study and measure your results with ExamTime study hacks. In our last study hack, we explained the benefits of Online …

10 Best Apps for College Students for 2015

How many student apps do you think are available right now? Between the iTunes App Store, the Google Play Store and the Amazon store, your mobile …

40 Uses For Smartphones in School

As Alanis Morissette once said, ‘isn’t it ironic’. After years of struggle between teachers and students and the use of smartphones in school, new …

Education Technology

5 Popular Note Taking Strategies - GoConqr

You have spent years taking notes in class right? But have you ever stopped and thought, “is this <b>note taking strategy</b> the right one for me”?<p>Take a …

Note-Taking

10 Note Making Tips from the Experts | GoConqr

A large part of our note making research involved delving into discussions on this topic with the experts. We talked to teachers, education bloggers, …

Note Making Tips That Work

Whether it’s from our class notes, from a textbook or using digital notes, <b>note making is one of the most important elements in preparing for an exam</b>. …

Your Ultimate Guide to Better Note-taking

What is the “<b>art of note-taking</b>”? Well the first thing you need to know when taking notes is that this concept does not exist. A common thread in the …

Think You Can Wing The SAT - You're Wrong

You’ve always been a good student. And even when you haven’t always done all the work, you can still get by with a decent score. Indeed, you’ve …

Interview with Hadi Partovi, Co-founder of #HourofCode

<i>Hadi Partovi, Co-founder of Code.org & Hour of Code</i><p>Hadi Partovi is co-founder of Code.org, an organisation that aims to increase the numbers of young …

10 Big Developments at ExamTime | ExamTime

As end of year celebrations go, this has been a big one for ExamTime. If you are an avid follower of the ExamTime blog or user of our e-learning …

12 Study Tips to Improve Your Learning in 2018

<i>For many of us, the new year represents the perfect opportunity to reflect on where we are, think about where we’d like to go, and make a plan for</i> …

Best Education Blogs to Watch in 2015

There are countless education blogs worldwide focusing on elearning concepts, ed tech tools and digital learning practices. Within this thriving …

Hand Writing Vs Typing: Should we follow Finland’s example?

Much has been talked about in the last month and a half on the decision of Finland, the leading country in education, to <b>remove cursive writing in</b> …

Study Hacks: 5 Reasons to Switch to Online Quizzes

Today we are excited to announce the start of a new blog series “ExamTime Study Hacks”. In this first article we share some key benefits of Online …

Back to School Tips: Your 3 Step Plan

For many, a new academic year has just begun and you are full of good intentions. You want to get the year off to a flying start which you can retain …