GCSE Revision 2019

GCSE Revision Advice. Exams are a bit like cake. You get out what you put in. Undercooking it will lead to a bad outcome. Overcooking it can do the same. Success will taste delicious. The GCSEs can be a daunting experience for a student. Unlike cake, it can be hard to find a simple and […]

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Spaced Learning Made Easy

Spaced Learning – On our last blog, we touched on a number of learning trends that are popular this year. This time, I want to look at one of those in a little more detail.   Spaced Learning.   Let’s begin with a truth. The theory of Spaced Learning is old. Older than you are. […]

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Learning Trends in 2019

Progress brings new technology and new approaches to learning. We have been investigating the big trends in learning and ed-tech so far this year. Here are four major trends we have discovered–   Mobile Learning Pew Research tells us that in 2018, 91% of teenagers in the US had access to a smartphone, with half […]

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Essential Tips for a Close-Reading Test.

For some students, this is a nightmare – the test which you can’t study for! But just because you can’t study for a reading test, doesn’t mean that you can’t prepare. Whether for the SAT reading test, or similar, follow these easy guidelines to improve your performance on the day.   1). Practice – Look […]

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Understanding English Literature

  Let’s face it, not everyone enjoys Shakespeare. For literature nerds, he may always be the gold standard but, for most people, Macbeth is much ado about a language that no-one even speaks anymore. Ah, but that’s the point. Language never stands still. It moves along with us. It is always evolving and with it […]

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What makes a good teacher?

What makes a good teacher? Why did you become a teacher? Some teachers have lost interest. There are teachers who see the classroom as a germ laboratory – an over-sized Petri-dish that mixes the scrapings of unwashed teenagers into something that might, one day, be sold to a Bond villain intent on disabling civilization. These mentors are […]

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Find free online learning material in the new GoConqr Library

“The only thing that you absolutely have to know, is the location of the library”  ~ Albert Einstein The new GoConqr Library Since we launched GoConqr, users have been busy creating engaging online learning material – so much that we have over 8 million resources and courses in our online learning library! While you can’t […]

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Sharing learning material on your site with SmartEmbeds

GoConqr SmartEmbeds allows you to transform your website or blog into an interactive learning site. With SmartEmbeds you can publish private learning material on your site, and track user progress. You get the benefit on GoConqr’s interactive and engaging Quizzes and Courses on your site. With simple pricing plans, SmartEmbeds is a flexible solution that always […]

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Better training courses for everyone

Back in April, we announced some changes to our Course Builder tool, and over 30,000 courses have now been created on GoConqr.  We have learned from all that activity and have revised the Course Builder so it’s not just easy to create engaging training courses – we’ve also developed a smoother learning experience for the […]

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5 Key Ways to Improve Training and Development

With the emergence of new cloud-based software platforms, training companies face the threat of being replaced by online versions, especially for knowledge based training. Large software companies like LinkedIn, with their acquisition of online learning company Lynda, are targeting the training market. As a result, traditional training companies must be frequently reinventing themselves to adapt […]

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