Children who decide for themselves how to spend their time have more highly-developed executive function, according to a new study. And those children will go on to be healthier, wealthier, and more socially stable throughout their lives.
Children with higher executive function will be healthier, wealthier, and more socially stable throughout their lives.
Tokyo-based online education startup Mana.bo is aiming to disrupt Japan’s deeply entrenched juku market by moving lessons online.
Students simply take a photo of a problem and send it to available tutors, who receive a notification on their mobile device. Tutors check the problem and let the student know they’re available to help. Once the student selects a tutor, they can can then initiate a voice or text chat with a virtual whiteboard. Handwriting strokes appear on the student’s smartphone, tablet, or PC screen in real time.
Newt Gingrich says now is the time to experiment with learning that combines teachers and digital resources like the Khan Academy
Teachers lecture, students sit and some listen. Class happens at the same time, with the same material, and at the same pace for everyone. This is an 1890s model of education -- teaching to the "average" student, rather than the individual.
A new study on the academic effects of homework offers not only some intriguing results but also a lesson on how to read a study -- and a reminder of the importance of doing just that: reading studies (carefully) rather than relying on summaries by journalists or even by the researchers themselves. Alfie Kohn explains.
The startup claims to have over 1,500 tutors and 500 students.
flipClass claims to have more than 1,500 tutors and 500 students in subjects like mathematics and science for classes 1-12, as well as for languages like Hindi, English, Spanish and French. While most of its customers are parents of school going children, some of them are adults looking to learn new languages.
A great edtech infographic showing how students adapt to online learning, which courses they take, how well they perform and what colleges can do for its betterment.
Online learning and online education is picking up across the globe in various ways. But with the reckless changes in institutionalized learning, reservations and lack of seats at most reputed universities, online courses is fast turning into a plausible
HYDERABAD: With the growing demand for digital learning across the country, the market for tablet computers is likely to rise exponentially, Suneet Singh Tuli, ...
“Currently, 4 million tablet users are being added to the lot of tablet users in the country. That means, in less than five years one can expect 70-time increase in the reach. This scenario is no less than that of mobile phone user base expansion in the country,”
One of the more exciting ways teachers are engaging students these days is through the use of ‘projects’ where students are assigned a task that they typically complete with the help of classmates. They create a proposal, plan, and execute the project with varying levels of success.
TUTE: UK startup, Tute, announced on its blog that it has closed "a significant investment" from Leaf Investments, a Dublin, Ireland-based early stage investment firm that focuses on edtech. Existing investor, Holidaybreak Plc also participated in the round, but terms of the deal were not disclos
This time last year I wouldn't have considered using these kinds of extra curricular tutoring, but my experience with Maths Doctor and the interview here made me wonder how my other children may also benefit from it in different areas.