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10 Experts’ Predictions for Education and Technology in 2016

2016 is now well underway, but few could say how it will end or what major changes we’ll see as the year unfurls. But that hasn’t stopped us from asking a number of experts in education and technology to gaze into their crystal balls and share their thoughts on one major EdTech trend we can […]

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A Night When the EdTech Stars Shine Bright

There will be a rare alignment of stars tonight, as the most innovative, inspirational and creative companies in the EdTech industry gather for the prestigious Bett Awards in Central London. And GoConqr is delighted to be among the finalists. Long considered one of the most revered prizes within the learning industry, the Bett Awards provide […]

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Get More for Less – GoConqr’s Amazing New Free Usage Plans!

We’re changing things up a bit – and here’s how Given that it’s the festive season, we decided that it’d be nice to give our users even better value at no extra cost, so we made some significant changes to our usage plans that we think you’re going to love! The three plans that you […]

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How to Become a Jedi of the Virtual Learning Environment

Your growth has been most impressive young Jedi – you’ve used GoConqr to create and find amazing learning resources in your quest for knowledge. But still you have much to learn before you become a true GoConqr Jedi. This is just the beginning! To help you master and fully understand the power of your virtual […]

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How to Make a Concept Map with GoConqr

A concept map and a mind map are sort of like twin brothers – although almost everyone knows they’re different, very few people can actually tell one apart from the other. However, as happens with twins, once we become more familiar with them, we suddenly start to see that they have subtle yet significant differences. […]

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How to Find the Best Learning Resources on GoConqr

Many students and teachers join GoConqr so that they can start creating their own learning resources and use our online tools to bring the concept of active learning to life. But there’s so much more to do. In this week’s blog, we’re going to focus on how you can easily access valuable user-generated study material […]

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Culturally Responsive Teaching: 4 Ways to Integrate Students

With so many new teaching strategies now out there, educators could be forgiven for simply losing track, but culturally responsive teaching is one that all teachers should get to know better. The great English philosopher John Stuart Mill believed that diversity helped enrich society. This is certainly true when it comes to the classroom too, […]

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How to Plan a Lesson in 5 Minutes (Includes Template)

One of the things that students can quickly pick up on in a lesson is whether the teacher has prepared their material or is winging it, which makes planning a lesson a prerequisite for teachers. As any jazz aficionado will tell you, improvisation can be a positive thing. With that said, good planning is still […]

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How Good Classroom Rules Can Result in Good Classroom Behavior

Rules are made to be broken, or so the saying goes. But when it comes to school, classroom rules can provide students with clarity, guidance and a sense calm. Children who scream at each other, destroyed learning material lying in the corner and a class clown who always shows up late. It’s every teacher’s nightmare […]

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Learning Technologies and Creativity in the Classroom

If newer technologies can foster creativity in students then educators must seriously think about how they can incorporate them into their classroom teaching strategies. Creativity in the classroom. If you ask the vast majority of students about any links the two might have, there’s a high chance you’ll be met with a sea of blank […]

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