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 […]Read More
One More Step Towards Personalized Learning: Suggested Resources for You
One of the main advantages of using new technologies in the field of education is personalized learning. This means that students can immerse themselves in a learning experience tailored to their specific interests and needs instead of strictly following “canned” courses that offer the same thing for all students. We know that when it comes […]Read More
Images with Questions: The Latest Improvement to the Quiz Tool is Here!
Less than a month ago, we announced major improvements to our quiz creation tool as we added fill-in-the-blank-type questions, along with new timing and reviewing options. But that doesn’t mean we’ve been resting on our laurels since – in fact, we’ve decided to take another step forward and launch a new kind of quiz question! […]Read More
OECD Report Asks How EdTech Can Be More Effective. We’ve Got Suggestions.
The newly published OECD measurement of Digital Skills raises some interesting discussion points regarding the use of technology in the classroom. “Schools have yet to take advantage of the potential of technology in the classroom to tackle the digital divide and give every student the skills they need in today’s connected world.” -OECD (2015), […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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: As you can see, less than 50% of students voluntarily attend classes. However, the fact that only 10% of students […]Read More
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. […]Read More
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 […]Read More