Posts Tagged ‘education’

Quizlet: Finding the Fun In Flashcards

December 18th, 2008

Quizlet LogoThe challenge with learning - and this includes flashcards - is to keep things fun. This is something that Quizlet does well, incorporating games, knowledge, and testing to make learning easy. Read More »

Flashcard Friends: Flashcards, Tests, And Learning

December 17th, 2008

Flashcard Friends LogoAs students search for ways to remember information, they are likely to use more than one method - which is where Flashcard Friends comes in. In addition to flashcards in a variety of styles Flashcard Friends offers tests to quiz and rate the extent of your knowledge. Read More »

FlashcardDB: Learning With A System

December 16th, 2008

FlashcardDB LogoFlashcardDB works differently than your standard "guess and turn over" flashcard application. Unlike other applications it works on the Leitner system, which if you missed our post, Online Flashcards: Using Web 2.0 To Learn, is a system of learning where incorrect answers are placed into the first deck that you review, whereas correct answers are placed in later decks so that you are reviewing what you don't know more than what you do. Read More »

Linkua and iTalki: Language Learning Sites

June 19th, 2008

Linkua ListingMaybe you love languages, like to meet people, want a refresher, or are ready to admit that our globalized world demands unique cultural skills, but whatever the reason you seek out language exchange, web 2.0 has the tongue of your choosing. Language lesson marketplace Linkua has an impressive range of languages, and, since there are a finite number of places to pick up Basque, Cebuano, and Zapotec, an excellent place to look for less common languages.

iTalki ListingThe benefit of paid lessons are that you can guide your education as you like, but if the bill seems too much or you want a more social experience, head over to iTalki, where the learning can be done in 97 languages, by group or individual. Read More »

An Educational Slide

May 15th, 2008

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