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8 ways to help students to learn better

Beyond the basic learning that is given to children, it is necessary to know how to transmit knowledge in the best way so that they retain and apply it. In this article we give you a series of tips to ensure that your students' learning  is as effective as possible. 8 things you can do [...]

June 13th, 2018|edtech|

7 unmissable documentaries on #Education

Educational documentaries are a good tool for teachers to improve their skills and knowledge, and can offer a better educational experience to their students. Most of these documentaries, focused on how education is developed in different parts of the world, are meant to be seen by the teachers; which is not an impediment to also [...]

June 6th, 2018|News|

Rules for using forums and chats in class

The new technologies and the Internet introduced new ways of communication in our lives, such as chat rooms and forums, which are instantaneous and more agile than the traditional methods. These new tools can be very useful if used in class, but always under the supervision of the teacher, and taking into account a series [...]

May 30th, 2018|News|

Should we make our kids study during summer vacation?

We are approaching the summer holidays; a long period of rest in which both students and teachers abandon our usual routine, to return with renewed energies next year. But should summer vacation be a synonym of doing absolutely nothing? Or is it convenient to maintain a minimum study habit, so that the shock is not [...]

How can schools prevent cyberbullying in their classrooms?

Cyberbullying, or bullying carried out via online, is unfortunately a common situation in all kinds of schools, due to the proliferation of new technologies. The use of internet and mobile devices can become a very dangerous weapon of harassment and humiliation, if we do not educate our children correctly. In the fight against cyberbullying, the [...]

Generation Z: how they are and how they learn

If you are a teacher who deals with teenagers daily, it is important that you know how they are, what they like, and what differentiates this generation from yours. The most characteristic feature of what we know as Generation Z (which includes all those born between 1995 and 2010, and therefore it includes teenagers currently [...]

May 9th, 2018|edtech|

4 fun activities to do in class with smartphones

As we commented in previous articles, having your students use their cellphone in the classroom can be a powerful tool for engagement and collaboration. But not all activities made with smartphones are useful for learning. We have selected 4 activities that your students will love, and they won’t even notice that they are learning in [...]

April 25th, 2018|News|

How to teach kids to identify fake news

One of the main digital competences we can teach kids nowadays, is how to adopt a critical view when reading news or articles via Internet. The proliferation of all kinds of news portals, and their redistribution via social media, has made it really difficult to distinguish between news, opinion articles, or just propagandist information. Acquiring [...]

April 18th, 2018|Digital skills, News|

How can schools comply with the new data protection rules

One out of three Internet users has not reached the age of 18; some call them “digital natives”, because they were born after the invention of Internet, and the global communication it implies. Although they might outsmart us in the use of digital competences, they might not be as savvy when it comes to understand [...]

April 11th, 2018|edtech, News|