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School Daze: Are High School Students in America too Bored to be Brilliant?

If student engagement is a key predictor of high school students’ future success, then educators in the US may well have cause for concern. According to a Gallup survey of 13 to 17 year-old students in the US, exactly half of those polled admitted to feeling bored at school. An OECD report also indicated that […]

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Fill in the Blanks with GoConqr New Functions

Did you really think we weren’t going to bring you any present for the new academic year? In July, we released a tool that helps create and view engaging learning resources, our Slides tool. Next we set about taking onboard all your feedback and making our Quizzes better. Today, we are introducing several enhancements for our Quiz […]

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NEW: Create Slides on GoConqr

Today is a big day for all e-learning enthusiasts out there! We are delighted to introduce our brand new tool for creating engaging learning resources: Slides. We wanted to provide a simple tool that created great visual content and allows you to curate study resources. Our dev team stepped up to the plate once again and the result is […]

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4 Pillars to Increase Student Engagement in the Classroom

If your students could choose not to attend your classes, would they? This is a very sensitive question that a lot of teachers are afraid to ask themselves. Sadly, this happens in most traditional classrooms: Reference: iPads4School As you can see,  less than 50% of students voluntarily attend classes. However, the fact that only 10% […]

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New GoConqr Flashcards App for Android

Create Flashcard Decks on the Go Another new release alert! Due to popular demand we are delighted to launch an additional Mobile App for Flashcards, one where you can create on the go. Introducing the Android GoConqr Flashcards app! Today marks the 1st step in the next stage of our journey of mobile app development. […]

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What is Lifelong Learning? 10 Ways to be an Eternal Learner

I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday. This great phrase from Abraham Lincoln is more important today than ever and perfectly represents the concept of lifelong learning. Formal education has a beginning and an end but personal learning is a never-ending journey. Lifelong learning is […]

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Interview with Suzie Boss: All About PBL

At GoConqr, we believe that learning is not just about passing exams. For us, learning is about acquiring knowledge and life-skills that can be applied to solving real problems. This idea is why we love PBL (Project-Based Learning) and the reason why today, we have invited Suzie Boss, an expert in this arena, to tell us more about […]

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1 Million Strong and Growing

We’ve passed a big milestone; 1 million members! There is a huge buzz here at GoConqr, as the number of members on the platform, formerly ExamTime, has crashed through the 1 million mark. As the saying goes, we’ve come a long way in a short space of time. It all started with the feeling that […]

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What’s New: Introducing the GoConqr Dashboard

A huge amount has happened since the introduction of our online learning platform. Big changes such as a new name – GoConqr – but are also more subtle changes around how it’s used have been made. More specifically we’ve seen the amounts of shares, friends and groups increase significantly over the past few months, emphasising […]

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ExamTime is now GoConqr

This blog post was originally published on the ExamTime blog here. Learning is about achieving your full potential, not just passing exams or tests. We developed ExamTime to create better learning experiences. As we’ve continually added new features to the platform, we’ve realised the potential for using ExamTime goes far beyond exams. A big part […]

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