The Secret to an Active Memory

Flashcards have been widely used in early childhood education but contrary to what you might think, this tool is not only useful for children. As a learning resource, Flashcards are the key to strengthening your memory and absorbing information easily. One of its main benefits, the development of an active… Read More

40 Uses For Smartphones in School

As Alanis Morissette once said, ‘isn’t it ironic’. After years of struggle between teachers and students and the use of smartphones in school, new educational trends are actually encouraging the use of these devices. The mobile, cellphone or smartphone is not just used for WhatsApp, Facebook or Angry Birds, it… Read More

Note Making Tips That Work

Whether it’s from our class notes, from a textbook or using digital notes, note making is one of the most important elements in preparing for an exam. Our time is limited, so reducing mass amounts of information and summarising key points helps us to better focus our time and be… Read More

4 Popular Note Taking Strategies

You have spent years taking notes in class right? But have you ever stopped and thought, “is this note taking strategy the right one for me”? Take a moment to reflect on your note taking strategies and figure out whether there are improvements that can be made to make your… Read More

How To Avoid Summer Learning Loss

This blog post will help parents and students understand how to keep mentally active during the summer months. We’ve all heard of the dreaded summer learning loss. This is the end result of long summers spent away from the classroom and a structured environment. The summer months actively hinders a… Read More

2 Useful Brainstorming Methods with Mind Maps

For every problem there is a solution…but actually getting to that solution can be hard. Brainstorming is the key to working through a problem, breaking down your ideas and finding the best way to solve an issue. Brainstorming is by far the most important step to solving any problem and… Read More