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Convert 3 hours work into 6 months progress with Baggin’ the Dragon Maths

Convert 3 hours work into 6 months progress with Baggin’ the Dragon Maths

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 […]

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 […]

Speed Dial:  Connecting your Students to Success in Maths

Speed Dial: Connecting your Students to Success in Maths

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 […]

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 […]

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.   […]

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 […]

Research Underpins EdAlive Websites

Research Underpins EdAlive Websites

EdAlive is committed to educational design directed and validated by research. Ongoing development of our products follows evidence-based best practice and has resulted in the publication of our five online learning websites. Research by EdAlive Online Learning website: Typing Tournament Resources & Research Maths Invaders Resources & Research Words Rock […]

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 […]

75% of Principals Want Improved Typing Skills (Full Report)

75% of Principals Want Improved Typing Skills (Full Report)

The Australian Primary Principals Association survey reinforces the need for typing in preparation for NAPLAN Online. EdAlive is delighted to endorse the published findings of the Australian Primary Principals Association in its summary report: APPA NAPLAN Online Trial Survey. It indicated that in preparation for NAPLAN Online: 78.61% of Principals […]

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 […]