Extrinsic rewards are not the best way to motivate students

“Rewards are constellations of attributes, and firms should focus more on the motivational effects of the attributes associated with a reward rather than the reward type itself,” Presslee said. “Results confirmed that each of these attributes – individually and in combination – increases employee effort and performance.” Source: Cash may not be the most effective […]

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Free icons for graphics from Lineicons

Source: Lineicons One of the benefits of using graphics in writing or other works is that they can help to convey a message or story more effectively. In some cases, graphics can be used as icons to help students with their school projects. Teachers can also point their students in the direction of free graphics […]

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5 ways to not repeat yourself in your classroom

There are only so many times you can say “Johnny, stop hitting your sister” before it feels like banging your head against a wall. The same goes for teaching – there’s only so many times you can teach the same material before it feels like groundhog day. Here are 5 ways to mix things up […]

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Draw to create music online with ArtBeats

ArtBeats simple sequencer where you can create visual patterns and listen to them, with the ability to change the instrumentation, tempo, swing, and more. With ArtBeats, making music is easy and fun! Importance of music in education There is a growing body of research that suggests music can have a positive impact on children’s education. […]

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Groups can work better when they have less in common

AUSTIN, Texas – Co-workers who team up to solve problems or work on projects can benefit when they have less in common and take turns spotlighting their different expertise, according to new research from The University of Texas at Austin. The findings have implications for how managers can better form and manage teams so all […]

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Edit audio online with Twisted Wave

Twisted Wave is an audio editor that works in your browser. There’s no need to download any additional software, which means you can start editing and recording right away. The free version is limited in terms of recording size and type, but it’s still a great way to get started with online audio editing. Using […]

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Kapwing tools are now free for education

I’ve mentioned Kapwing before, but now they gone and made all of their tools free for students and educators. Kapwing is a video and photo editing online platform that was created in 2016. The company started by charging for its services, but it has now decided to make all of its tools free for education […]

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