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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.   […]

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 […]

How Fast Should Students Be Able To Type?

How Fast Should Students Be Able To Type?

Are your students typing quickly enough? Many Typing Tournament Students attain speeds over 80 Words Per Minute. Make sure that the students at your school are not left behind hunting and pecking at 10 WPM! A recent analysis of the typing speeds being achieved by students using Typing Tournament 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 […]

Typing Tournament Research

Typing Tournament Research

Our research shows that Typing Tournament really makes a difference Schools using Typing Tournament are seeing students increase their typing speed by an average of 6 WPM per term and are regularly achieving typing speeds of over 45 WPM. Research shows that the use of Typing Tournament boosts achievement in […]

Words Rock Online top voted amongst Homeschoolers

Words Rock Online top voted amongst Homeschoolers

Each year, home school groups across the world get together to vote for their favourite learning resources. One such group is The Old Schoolhouse with their yearly Blue Ribbon Awards. These awards are the top voted educational resources by the Homeschool Review Crew, who try out and review various online […]

The Critical Place Of Touch Typing In Literacy

The Critical Place Of Touch Typing In Literacy

Catherine Oelhman – Literacy Teacher 18th October 2017. Catherine Oelhman: Literacy Teacher – Gifted and Talented Programme – St George Christian School, Sutherland, NSW, Australia. Graham East: Managing Director EdAlive. Transcript from the interview Catherine: I’m really interested in the process of children’s reading and writing. Writing incorporates so much now. […]