Reading 123, a distributor of reading glasses, has found that 57% of stress suffers are not aware that simply reading a book can help to dramatically reduce their stress levels. The survey was undertaken as part of a study on the health benefits of reading and involved 413 adults living in the UK and currently suffering from high stress levels.

Mammoth Memory, the GCSE revision aid website, has been launched recently to help boost brain power among teens. Here, illustrator Kate Ulloa-James explains why students are able to remember more effectively when they can picture their subject…

What is Mammoth Memory and how does it help GCSE students? Can you give an example?

It is surely difficult for schoolchildren and students today to imagine classrooms as they were not that long ago – without computers and mobile phones.   Technology is now ubiquitous in schools – learning platforms, laptops, mobile phones and so on.   According to a 2016 report from EdTechXGlobal, education technology is becoming a global phenomenon, and as distribution and platforms scale internationally, the market is projected t

School trips are an eagerly anticipated event in the school calendar for children, and it seems that this sentiment is shared by parents too, with nearly half (46%) believing children learn more from visiting places than they do in the classroom.

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2016-09-16T01:00:00

Children’s positive attitudes to school not only decline once they move from primary to secondary school but keep on falling two or three years after they make the transition, according to one the largest-scale studies ever to look at the problem.
 
Researchers have long known that moving schools at age 11 causes problems for significant numbers of children. But the survey by GL Assessment, based on data from almost than 32,000 children in England and Wales, has found that the problems persist in Years 8 and 9 as well as Year 7. 
 

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2016-08-05T01:00:00

 

SAM Labs wireless blocks revolutionise studying with the Internet of Things, teaching kids programming while they study or complete their homework

As of 2015, children clock around an average five to seven hours per week on homework. One in four parents is said to use a tutor to “top up” their child’s education. What if you could replacing expensive tutors and make homework an enjoyable, learning experience? With SAM, you can.

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There are many ways for a person to make a living in the United States, with any level of education or skill. But statistics do show that a person with a four year college degree (a Bachelor’s degree) will earn, on average, nearly $22,000 a year more than a person with only a high school diploma (Farnen, n.d.).

Over a lifetime this can come out to more than a 1.1 million dollar difference! Of course, earning a college degree is challenging and expensive.

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