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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Students Reach Speeds OF Over 45 WPM

Students Reach Speeds OF Over 45 WPM

45 WPM for students is readily attainable Students using Typing Tournament are reaching speeds of 45 Words Per Minute (wpm) by the time they finish primary school. This level of typing speed sets them up for success in their careers and gives them a massive time advantage over those that […]

Full Research: Typing Skill Boosts NAPLAN Results

Full Research: Typing Skill Boosts NAPLAN Results

Research Summary available here… New research has shown that Year 5 students who have learned to type with the leading touch-typing tutor, Typing Tournament Online have a clear advantage going into their NAPLAN Writing Task at Year 5 and above. Data Target Typing Tournament Online Schools were identified where classes […]

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 […]