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Gamification or how videogames can boost education

By BlinkEdTech Newsroom

The numbers speak for themselves. Each week, more than 500 million fans spend 3 billion hours on video games around the world. Every day, 26 million people harvest their crops in Farmville. It is estimated that one third of all high school students in developed countries play on average about 3 hours a day. More

Flipped classroom: 3 practical examples of how to turn your lessons on their head

By Mirian TouzaniBlinkEdTech staff writer

Flipped Classroom is a pedagogical model that involves reversing the order of traditional education, moving the lecture part of the lesson home. For what purpose? To optimize the time in class dedicating it, for example, to attend the special needs of each student, to develop cooperative projects or to work by projects. More

Learning Analytics: 5 Keys to Personalized Learning

By Mirian TouzaniBlinkEdTech staff writer

Learning Analytics can be defined as the measurement and analysis of information collected during the learning process in a digital environment. This educational tool is based on the Big Data, the storage and management of massive data for later study in search of patterns that allow to anticipate future behaviors. More

PokemonGO as a learning tool?

By BlinkEdTech Newsroom

It is the technological phenomenon of the year and the great summer fever since it was launched just over a week ago. But beyond entertainment, what can PokémonGo bring to teaching in and out of the classroom? More

5 trends that impacted education in 2016

By Miguel García, BlinkEdTech contributor

Christmas – for that year is over – is traditionally the ideal time to review the past twelve months, look back and observe the path traveled and how far we have come. At BlinkEdTech we want to make our particular reading of 2016 in the field of education, in a year in which the technological evolution and the constant social changes that we have experienced have produced interesting innovations in the field of the school.
Therefore, in this post we highlight the 5 trends that have marked the education in this year 2016 that will soon reach its end. More

7 EdTech trends for 2017

By BlinkEdTech Newsroom

2016 was a year of moderate growth in the global EdTech sector but market analysts predict a significant increase for next year and a constant annual growth of about 20% until 2020. We review the main trends that should mark the industry in 2017. More

We create your own digital backpacks

At Blinklearning we are determined to provide the best tools to our users, bringing about improvements to education and more solutions for schools and teachers.

As such, for the upcoming school year we are now offering the possibility to create custom digital backpacks, a new tool that allows schools to further simplifiy the book-purchasing process for all parents as they begin preparing their children’s 2016-2017 academic year.

Schools will be provided with the ability to configure thei own digital backpacks with a catalog of more than 10,000 digital books from 50 publishers.

Over 10.000 digital books from 50 different publishers

Captura de pantalla (113)Through BlinkShop (available both in
Spanish and English) all the books you
may need can be purchased with just
a few clicks.

 

 

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For further information send us an email to: comercial@blinklearning.com

Takeaways from Blinklearning’s 2nd Academic Level Online Tests

The 2nd Academic Level Online Tests developed by Blinklearning have been recently concluded. The tests allowed 35 schools in Spain to ascertain the academic level of their students and compare those results to all participating schools’.

In this second installment, involving a total of 8,000 students, the tests were divided by Year, ranging from Years 5 through 11.

Each school received a personalized report with the individual results of each student, average grade statistics by level and subject, global school data and a comparative analysis of the other participating schools.

8.000 students from 35 different schools in Spain took part in the Academic Level Online Tests.

Some of the most relevant conclusions as a result of these tests were:

  • The overall results in Mathematics are between 1 and 2 grade points lower than Language in all courses.
  • Math and Geometry at different levels of Secondary were the academic skills with the lowest grades compared to the global average. Moreover, in these Year, Algebra has been the matter with better results.
  • In what pertains to Language grades in Primary there is positive data regarding Spelling and Reading Comprehension; however, results for grammar fared lower.
  • In Language, differences were not significant between Primary and Secondary students’ results. A positive average in Spelling and Reading Comprehension was met with negative results in Linguistics, Literature and Culture.

Now that this round of tests has been successfully concluded, schools can already sign up for the one taking place next school year.

Each scool received a compreensive and personalized report of the results.

Schools interested in taking part in next year’s Academic Level Online Tests can reach us at pruebasonline@blinklearning.com

5 tips to educate your child in responsable internet use

By Mirian Touzani, Blink EdTech staff writer

Do we spend too much time glued to our digital devices? The answer is probably that we can make more a responsible use of them, and this affects both children as young people and adults.

There is a recurring debate about the role of technology in the lives of the young people. Digital tools are essential in the daily lives of the new generations (Millennials and Generation Z, the first born in the Internet era) and will continue to be in your future. The digital language is natural for them. But being a digital native is not synonymous to know how to make responsible use of technology. There is a need to strike a balance between the digital and the analogical. Seguir leyendo “5 tips to educate your child in responsable internet use”

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