Six Social Media Do’s and Don’ts for Students

From staying in touch with far-off friends and family members to keeping up on the latest news, social media has many benefits. It can even be a wonderful form of self-expression. However, this doesn’t mean...

Back to School Ideas: Questions to Ask at the Start of the School Year

1. What’s worrying you about being back at school? There are many layers of a student’s personality that as a teacher you may not have the opportunity to see. Asking this question will not only tell...

20 True Facts You Probably Don’t Know

Check out this top 20 most random, funny but obvious facts. Banging your head against a wall burns 150 calories an hour. In the UK, it is illegal to eat mince pies on Christmas Day! ...

Seven ways education needs to change in 2017

1. Put subjects at the heart of the curriculum In the current climate, the true meaning of education has been lost. In its purest form, education is the simple means of passing knowledge and understanding on...

7 Hacks to Help You Learn Anything Faster

Are you learning a new skill? Whether you’re learning a language, instrument, or sport, there’s science-backed learning hacks you can systematically follow to learn it faster. With technology, communication tools, and access to information, there’s no...

20 Study Hacks to Improve Your Memory

1. Walk Before An Exam It’s been proven that exercise can boost your memory and brain power. Research conducted by Dr. Chuck Hillman of the University of Illinois provides evidence that about 20 minutes exercise before...

5 Online Tools to Enhance Your Learning

Studying is hard—it should be. If it feels difficult, your brain is trying to learn something new. Studying doesn’t have to happen with your nose in a book, though. Sometimes you need to see something to...

5 Grammatical Errors Everyone is Guilty of

Bad grammar can be pretty embarrassing, and it can also hurt your credibility. Proofreading your writing shows that you pay close attention to detail, and don't we all want to be that kind of employee?...

6 Ways to Stay Connected to Your Child’s Teacher and School

Now that school’s been in session for several months, our kids are definitely more comfortable with their teachers, new friends, and hopefully their more structured routines. After- school activities, sporting events, play dates, andhomework are the norm now...

6 Reasons to Learn a Foreign Language

The word ‘learning’ might stop you from achieving your dream, making you think about the school years, teachers, exams, and grades. Learning a foreign language should not be boring, tiresome and stressful. On Smart Language Learner...