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Learning strategy

5 Benefits of Taking Online Courses

Online classes have grown in popularity across the entire country even more now with the coronavirus, as nearly all colleges provide online courses. These classes are often cheaper than attending a traditional classroom at a university while also giving students much more flexibility. These cost savings can rapidly add up and save you a lot […]

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Assistive Technology

6 Google Chrome Extensions for Students with Special Needs

Because of modern developments, gone are the days when a disability hinders a person’s right to learn in proper settings like schools and universities. Today’s digital technology has paved the way to help struggling students — especially those suffering from Dyslexia — easily access educational materials and help them learn effectively. What does “special needs” mean? Special needs pertain […]

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Artificial Intelligence

The Future of Artificial Intelligence in Education

Artificial intelligence (AI) has been steadily affecting people’s lives over the past few years. Every industry has benefitted from utilising artificial intelligence in their operations – from simple CCTVs to highly complex self-directing drones.  The limitless possibilities of artificial intelligence in education One of the more surprising developments involving AI is its huge potential to […]

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Assessment

Why Measuring Literacy Performance is Important

Malcolm X once said, “Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.” However, sizeable segments of the world’s population are still illiterate.  According to recent global literacy performance measurement studies, about two-thirds of the world population (roughly 750 million adults) lack the basic arithmetic, reading, and […]

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Dyslexia

Why We Should Stop Calling Dyslexia a Disability

If there is one curious thing about dyslexia, it is the fact that society still needs to be educated about it despite the enormity of literature on the subject. Assumptions about it persist.  One of the most common misconceptions about dyslexia is that it is a learning disability rather than a specific learning difference. In […]

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Artificial Intelligence

From Sci-Fi to Real Life: Why Artificial Intelligence Matters in the Modern World

It wasn’t long ago when authors and movie writers wowed their audiences with stunning narratives about artificial intelligence (AI). Although these fictional stories often portrayed AI as murderous robots with human-like thinking capacity and logic, AI  in the real world is not as exciting.  In fact, you might be surprised to know that some of […]