Tag: technology

Should We Incorporate Social Media Into Online Education?

Does social media have the power to improve virtual education? Can it solve most of the problems both online educators as well as online students strive to overcome each and every day? Would incorporating it into virtual teaching and learning make a difference? Check out this great article by guest blogger Emily Johnson for more information.

6 VR Apps That Transform Education

From taking a virtual tour of Ancient Greece to learning a new language through interactive simulation, technology is changing the way we learn. Take a leap into an immersive educational experience with these revolutionary Virtual Reality apps.

14 Online Resources & Apps for Dyslexic Students

Dyslexia can have a negative impact on a person’s ability to study effectively, often making reading and writing more difficult. However, with new technology, online resources and mobile and desktop apps are being created that make it easier for students with dyslexia to get ahead in their studies. Click here to check out Guest Blog Author Sharon Conwell’s favorite examples of apps that can help those with Dyslexia really excel in their studies.

The Study Strategy Guidebook: Techniques that Work with Your Brain

Consider this your official Study Strategy Guidebook. We will cover six proven strategies for mastering the content you are studying in a fun and successful way. We will discuss timing your study sessions, varying your topics, asking higher level questions, using visuals, providing examples, and recalling information. When you work with your brain during a study session, you not only create a greater chance of having a successful study session—by remembering what you are reviewing–but you also engage your brain’s natural curiosity.