The duration and spread of the COVID-19 pandemic have affected us in many aspects, one of them being education. As a result of the unique context we are experiencing on a global scale, one of the hottest topics on education right now is distance learning, which is showing a big boost. In this article we discuss distance learning as a game changer, we take a look at its positive and negative aspects, and finally we evaluate some of the most important platforms offering distance and online learning (Udemy, Codeacademy, Coursera, Skillshare and Everyday Mathematics).Continue reading Distance learning is here to stay
When it comes to learning, people tend to get a lot of things wrong. Many see it as a necessary evil that’s boring, inflexible, and frustrating. The word may well conjure up images of desks, difficult textbooks, and those godforsaken flashcards neither child nor parent particularly likes. And while those things certainly can play an important role in the educational process, they still remain only one part of it. There’s so much more to learning for children and adults than complicated reads or tiring lectures. Similarly, it doesn’t have to be synonymous with negativity. Sometimes learning can be all about fun and games – literally!Continue reading Learning Games 101: What are The Top Games and Why Should You Buy Them?