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Practical Skills to Acquire During Your Summer Break

Summer is a fantastic time and we bet you are waiting for it impatiently. Dreaming about a trip to wonderful exotic places with palms and a light breeze. Planning your perfect escape from the bunch of troubles you’ve experienced throughout the year.

But what if you make this summer vacation both fun and meaningful getting new skills along the way? Knowledge is no burden and active relaxation may be way better if it is evolving. We at Unplag would like to give you a short insight on how to upgrade yourself. Let’s dig in. Read More

Activities for Classroom that Make All Students Cooperate

There is one thing high school students lack: attention. And involvement in the classroom activity. And engagement in learning process.

OK, that’s more than one thing. Still, a distracted student in high school is a common occurrence. Put several of them in the class together, and you get an unconnected bunch, only half-listening and quarter-learning.

But there is a way up this slippery slope.

Unplag gathered the best activities for your classroom that have been tried, tested and proved to connect the wandering minds of your students to the task at hand and to the learning at heart. Read on to find out our suggested Connect-Type Activities that will work well in your classroom.Read More

Preparing for Exams is Getting Smooth. Basic Steps to Follow

Preparing for exams is always vulnerable and responsible. You should accumulate all your resources and try really hard to succeed. We, at Unplag would like to give you the ideas on how to keep calm and do as much as you can, to finish academic year. The most important issue is how to manage your time effectively, finding ways of remembering information, and how to prevent yourself from all the distractions. Here are some tips for you to feel more comfortable and facilitate learning. Read More

Reflection Questions for Students: Things to Consider before Choosing Career

Before going to college you probably feel dizzy thinking what to begin with, and what to study, and how to become successful. You are likely to know that being prosperous means doing something that makes you happy. However, to figure out what it is exactly may turn to be arduous.

We, at Unplag, would like to save your time and money by outlining four most helpful reflection questions for students. So, before choosing majors and entering university, make sure you know the answer to each question listed below. Read More

Neuroscience in Education. A New Turn in Learning Experience

Today’s sciences merging trend continues to grow. And we at Unplag can’t help digging into the issue too. From now on neuroscience, education, and psychology are brought together.

In fact, neuroeducation takes roots from Neuro-Educational Summit in 2009 initiated by the John Hopkins University and Dana Foundation. The key goal to be achieved at the Summit was to find any intersection between neuroscience, arts and learning to understand how students learn and acquire new knowledge. Knowing the peculiarities of perception and information processing, students will manage learning process more effectively and achieve better results!Read More

Alternative Higher Education and Nanodegrees: Is It the Future Yet?

The world just won’t stand still. In such volatile conditions, even a mammoth like education got slapped on both cheeks to move along.

Thus, an opinion spread out that most colleges and higher education institutions got stuck in the last century and Nanodegrees and Alternative Higher Education programs have appeared. Enthusiasts claim colleges are yesterday’s news and cheer for alternatives.

In this article, Unplag team will look into the state of alternative education programs. So, is the future really here?Read More

Technology in Education. Who Gains More Educators or Students?

Technology in education has made an incredible impact on learning. It becomes augmented, gamified, collaborative and requires new skills attribution.

VR-headsets or 3D printers are getting popular in the classroom. Although the classroom itself is going online with such platforms as Google classroom. Online courses like MOOC (massive open online courses) become widely recognized giving a chance to every student to get profound knowledge.  

What is it like to be an e-learner? What he/she gains in the e-learning environment? Here are some ideas on how EdTech education affects students and educators. Read More

Life Hitting Hard in College: Best Life Hacks and True Stories

How do you feel while achieving anything new? Excited, happy and satisfied! But what if it is not so, and you face an avalanche of problems you didn’t expect to have? Students all over the world encounter common problems. You are afraid of failing, having debts, getting student loans, and many personal issues that may seem naive, but hurt a lot. We at Unplag believe that every problem has a solution, and you just need to look at it from the other perspective and find the right way out. Read More