Boost Maths Age by 6 months in just 3 hours

Boost Maths Age by 6 months in just 3 hours

Get the dragon by the tail to fire up maths progress Combining a deep understanding of learning theory and classroom practice with innovative technology is at the heart of EdAlive’s suite of learning websites.  Our research ensures that our products deliver the best and continue to improve.  A new study of student progression […]

Double Maths Fact recall speed in just one term

Double Maths Fact recall speed in just one term

Maths fact fluency  Improving recall speed in times tables and other maths facts is an important indicator that this knowledge is being reinforced.  By following a well-designed and precisely targeted program of revision to follow on from content instruction, recall speeds can approach and attain automaticity – rapid, effortless recall.  This is vital […]

Teaching with Typing Tournament – Best Practice

Teaching with Typing Tournament – Best Practice

Helpful strategies Over the years we have gathered a wealth of information relating to the way that teachers use Typing Tournament in their classes. There are a multitude of approaches. The following list sets out some of the most useful that we have found. The teaching of efficient typing skills […]

Real help for Struggling Maths Students – Validated by Research

Real help for Struggling Maths Students – Validated by Research

Why do some students struggle with maths? And what can be done to help them?  Definitive answers to these questions could certainly change the world and maybe even win a Nobel Prize.  Sadly, no one seems to be putting their hand up just yet.  Conducting high quality research in education is expensive and […]

NAPLAN Online Causes Re-examination

NAPLAN Online Causes Re-examination

The overview of general capabilities as provided by ACARA is essentially just an overview. Like most of the capabilities it uses broad language in order to empower teachers to determine how capabilities are developed within their school’s particular context. Two or more different forms of work may achieve the same […]

Why Does Australia Lag Behind In Typing Skills?

Why Does Australia Lag Behind In Typing Skills?

A vocational skill has now become mainstream Over the past 40 years in Australia we have seen the skill of touch-typing move from being a vocational (secretarial) skill learnt by a few to a key skill for all, in the age of the personal computer. At the same time the […]

Full Research: Maths Invaders Adaptive Learning

Full Research: Maths Invaders Adaptive Learning

Students’ Stellar Gains from Maths Invaders Online Introduction – Maths Invaders Online, Adaptive Learning Mode Maths Invaders Online is an online learning website published by EdAlive, marketed to school and home users in Australia and some other countries, to support instruction in mental arithmetic across school years 1-10 maths curricula.  The content […]

Using Learning Theory to Help Our Students

Using Learning Theory to Help Our Students

At EdAlive we strive to build the very best in online learning websites that employ sound theory to promote learning.   Automaticity is a key to learning  We know that learning a new skill requires repetition.  With modern brain-scanning techniques, researchers can observe that the first few exposures to new information leads to a new neural connection being made.   […]

Keyboard Ability Boosts NAPLAN Results by 37%

Keyboard Ability Boosts NAPLAN Results by 37%

Research shows that students who can type have a clear advantage in NAPLAN Online.

Massive 6 WPM a Term Increase In Typing Speed

Massive 6 WPM a Term Increase In Typing Speed

Regular use of Typing Tournament Online increases average typing speed by 6 WPM per term per student! Over the past few weeks we have been analysing students’ progress when learning to type with Typing Tournament Online. The results are incredible. A glance at the Leaderboard indicates that we have many […]