Making the most of your school summer holiday

Many students (and teachers) are heading into the summer, looking forward to a well-deserved break. The change from the school environment is usually a welcome change in itself, and you can take the opportunity to make the break productive. Here are some steps you can take to ensure that your school summer holiday is relaxing and […]

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Teacher’s Guide: How to Improve Distance Teaching

It’s becoming more common for colleges and graduate schools to offer courses at a distance for students that can’t attend classes in person for logistical reasons. The distance education advantages for students are clear – it allows them to take classes regardless of geographic location, and to manage learning around their busy schedules. Learners often […]

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5 Vital Steps to Learn Languages for Free

Nowadays knowing different languages is fundamental to distinguish your CV and enhance your job prospects. Though you may not have enough time or economic resources to take a class at a language school, learning languages for free on your own is possible, as long as you surround yourself with the best online resources and know […]

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Staff assessment: How to Improve Work Performance

In many companies it’s customary to conduct staff assessments on a regular basis to evaluate the skills and performance of their employees. These tests seek to draw two types of conclusions: to learn each worker’s level of knowledge, on the one hand, and to analyse in which areas the company needs carry out more training sessions, […]

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What should you do when you fail a subject?

Failing a subject is not to anyone’s liking; failure to accomplish an objective and having to re-study for repeats is frustrating for most students. However, the drama is not as big as many may believe. The reality is that it’s normal to fail a subject, since it’s logical that there are certain topics that cause […]

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How can you be the best math teacher ever?

Maths is one of the most complicated subjects to teach, since the complexity of many formulas and problems can cause boredom on the part of the students. They may feel powerless when they can’t solve an exercise and, consequently, slow the pace and dynamism of the class. So it’s important that you know some techniques […]

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Business Guide: How to Improve Staff Screening

The staff screening process is fundamental for a company to function properly, since hiring the appropriate personnel for each position is crucial for a cordial and productive office environment. For this reason, it’s advisable not to rush to close an agreement and instead follow a series of guidelines to ensure that the hiring is positive […]

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Finding Supplementary Material for your Online Course

Creating a Course: Why use supplementary material? When it comes to the ‘Create’ part of the 7 Cs of Learning Design most course creators will create original content for the core of their course. However, it can be beneficial to incorporate ready made content from other sources rather than constantly reinventing the wheel. Provided you respect any attached […]

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5 tips for doing excellent oral presentations in class

Like many students, you might find it extremely stressful and overwhelming to make oral presentations in class to the teacher and the rest of your classmates. It is understandable that you don’t feel comfortable having to make a presentation to several people, since you feel that you don’t have enough experience and might feel a […]

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The 7Cs of Learning Design

How to design great online learning courses As more and more users are taking advantage of the improved GoConqr Course Builder tool, we thought it would be a good time to look at how to design a great online learning course. Here we present the 7Cs of learning design framework developed by Grainne Conole of […]

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