1. Wooclap reaches more than 100,000 teachers in more than 100 countries

    28. May 2019 - 3 min. read
    Wooclap, the start-up which specialises in interactive digital solutions for learning, has announced its platform now counts more than 100 000 teachers from universities and colleges in more than 100 countries.

    12 things to watch out for to captivate your students during class

    8. October 2019 - 5 min. read
    Teachers in a traditional set-up don't need to drastically change their habits to improve student engagement and performance in class. Devoting as little as 10% of lectures to cooperative activities is sufficient to start reaping the benefits of active learning. Here are some things to keep in mind when trying to make your classes more engaging.

    Wooclap complies to the LTI standard

    4. June 2019 - 1 min. read
    In late 2018, we announced our Moodle plug-in, Wooclap’s first LMS (Learning Management System) integration. Today, Wooclap can integrate many other LMS thanks to the LTI standard.

    Review your students’ individual performance throughout the year at the click of a button

    2. July 2019 - 1 min. read
    Get an overview of individual students’ progress throughout the semester, or even the school year

    Improving student performance through intrinsic motivation

    6. December 2018 - 3 min. read
    Motivation can be either intrinsic or extrinsic. Intrinsic motivation describes behaviour driven by internal rewards, that is behaviour…

    Did you know Wooclap is free for primary and secondary schools?

    5. September 2019 - 1 min. read
    Wooclap is free for teachers from any primary or secondary school

    Wooclap integrates with Blackboard Learn

    17. October 2019 - 1 min. read
    Wooclap integrates with one of the most popular Learning Management Systems in the world: Blackboard Learn!

    7 Ideas to Avoid Boring PowerPoint Presentations!

    30. January 2018 - 4 min. read
    An interactive PowerPoint presentation with Wooclap is a memorable one.

    Inviting curiosity and student involvement into the classroom

    19. June 2018 - 2 min. read
    We met with Cindy Lopes-Bento, Assistant Professor at Maastricht University, to discuss the way she uses Wooclap.

    Script Concordance Test: what, why, and how?

    26. February 2019 - 2 min. read
    The script concordance test is used in health professions education to assess a specific facet of clinical reasoning competence.

    Wooclap's Integration into Office 365!

    29. May 2018 - 2 min. read
    We have worked closely with Microsoft Team Members across the world to get Wooclap integrated in PowerPoint.

    Education is the most difficult sector to automate

    3. July 2018 - 3 min. read
    Automation is disrupting industries and the employment sector by putting a lot of people out of work.

    Use Harvard professor Eric Mazur's Peer Instruction Method in 4 steps

    3. September 2019 - 4 min. read
    In this article, you will find: That education is more than transmission of information; That peer instruction, a form of active learning, can be experimented with in a university setting; And an easy recipe for peer instruction. What if I told you that this is not the best way to teach? That is what award-winning Prof. Eric Mazur from Harvard University has been advocating since the early nineties. Mazur started teaching physics at Harvard in a most traditional setting.

    Active learning: what is it... and why?

    15. October 2019 - 3 min. read
    Participating in one’s learning rather than passively listening to the teacher speak, that is the idea behind active learning methods, which are steadily being introduced in education, from primary school to higher education and lifelong learning.
  2. Does exposure to screens have any demonstrable effects on the brain?

    3. December 2019 - 3 min. read
    Screens are omnipresent in our daily lives and are often declared to have a negative influence on a child’s learning and development. Brain specialist Grégoire Borst expresses a more nuanced point of view.

    An outside look at education in Nordic countries

    26. November 2019 - 3 min. read
    For a long time, the « Nordic model » was presented as an ideal western countries should strive for, particularly in the field of education. These countries share a few salient characteristics with regards to education which are worth taking a look at.

    Enhance your open questions with this new update!

    21. November 2019 - 2 min. read
    Open questions are an important tool to gauge a student’s mastery of a subject. In terms of long-term learning, they are far more effective than closed questions.

    How to captivate students who are increasingly connected

    19. November 2019 - 3 min. read
    Icons indicating the arrival of new messages on a smartphone, notifications hailing from various social media platforms, vibrations announcing an incoming call, breaking news being shared in real-time… Never before have our minds been this solicited. Technology has multiplied the sources of distraction, putting our ability to focus to the test.

    A new way to combine Wooclap and Google Slides

    14. November 2019 - 1 min. read
    Discover Wooclap's latest integration which allows you to insert interactions directly into your presentation!

    Serious games: learning by playing

    4. November 2019 - 3 min. read
    Who said games and learning can’t go together? Teachers certainly didn’t! Many of them have been using games for years, especially in small classes, to increase student interest and participation. However, though this practice has been widely accepted in primary and secondary education, it has long been ignored in higher education.

    Vary your teaching techniques with Professor Felder

    24. October 2019 - 6 min. read
    Professor Richard M. Felder is a scientist who pivoted toward education engineering. As he became more and more involved with educators and their scientific discoveries, he developed a more successful approach to his lectures.

    Stanislas Dehaene: The four pillars of learning

    22. October 2019 - 3 min. read
    Cognitive psychologist and neuroscientist Stanislas Dehaene has highlighted the main contributors to successful learning, which are attention, active engagement, feedback, and consolidation. He refers to these four fundamental elements as the « four pillars of learning ».

    Wooclap integrates with Blackboard Learn

    17. October 2019 - 1 min. read
    Wooclap integrates with one of the most popular Learning Management Systems in the world: Blackboard Learn!

    Active learning: what is it... and why?

    15. October 2019 - 3 min. read
    Participating in one’s learning rather than passively listening to the teacher speak, that is the idea behind active learning methods, which are steadily being introduced in education, from primary school to higher education and lifelong learning.

    12 things to watch out for to captivate your students during class

    8. October 2019 - 5 min. read
    Teachers in a traditional set-up don't need to drastically change their habits to improve student engagement and performance in class. Devoting as little as 10% of lectures to cooperative activities is sufficient to start reaping the benefits of active learning. Here are some things to keep in mind when trying to make your classes more engaging.

    DIY, soft skills, and artificial intelligence: the learner-driven revolution in education

    3. October 2019 - 4 min. read
    Pearson has questioned 11 000 students between the ages of 16 and 70, from 19 different countries, to find out their opinion on the educational system and career paths, particularly regarding new technologies.

    From paper to digital: TestWe’s e-Assessment

    2. October 2019 - 3 min. read
    Tests and evaluations are still mainly given on paper while they add little value to learning

    Training digital skills: a crucial challenge for Europe

    1. October 2019 - 3 min. read
    The digital transformation of society is about more than technological evolution: it has become a major societal challenge.

    Experts share creative applications of classroom response systems

    26. September 2019 - 5 min. read
    In the last articles, we reviewed various educational practices supported by a wide scientific literature that you can easily implement in class. Their execution is enabled by audience response systems, or 'clickers'. These devices, and how to use them, are the focus of this month’s article.

    TeachPitch, learn more & teach better.

    12. September 2019 - 4 min. read
    TeachPitch is an innovative solution which aims to improve today’s teaching and learning.
  3. Did you know Wooclap is free for primary and secondary schools?

    5. September 2019 - 1 min. read
    Wooclap is free for teachers from any primary or secondary school

    Wooclap reaches more than 100,000 teachers in more than 100 countries

    28. May 2019 - 3 min. read
    Wooclap, the start-up which specialises in interactive digital solutions for learning, has announced its platform now counts more than 100 000 teachers from universities and colleges in more than 100 countries.

    Wooclap raises €1.4 million to better captivate students

    8. February 2019 - 2 min. read
    Wooclap, the interactive platform which facilitates in-class student participation, recently closed a funding round to help it reach its…

    Wooclap in Brazilian Portuguese

    4. September 2018 - 1 min. read
    While travelling around the world during summer holidays, Wooclap met some lovely Brazilian people, who offered to teach it their native…

    Wooclap becomes free for K-12 schools

    4. September 2018 - 1 min. read
    We’re pleased to announce that our platform has become free for K-12 schools.

    Testimony of Bruno De Lièvre, professor at the Faculty of Psychology and Science of Education at Umons

    26. June 2018 - 3 min. read
    Bruno De Lièvre, professor at the Faculty of Psychology and Science of Education at the University of Mons, details his Wooclap experience.

    Inviting curiosity and student involvement into the classroom

    19. June 2018 - 2 min. read
    We met with Cindy Lopes-Bento, Assistant Professor at Maastricht University, to discuss the way she uses Wooclap.

    Good Wooclap Hunting!

    12. June 2018 - 3 min. read
    Wooclap is being launched on Product Hunt TODAY, and we'd like to invite you all to share our excitement!

    Wooclap is working with Microsoft to make PowerPoint interactive

    8. June 2018 - 3 min. read
    In early 2015, Wooclap launched its platform and took part in one of the Microsoft Innovation Center’s programmes. Its founders wanted to…

    Wooclap's Integration into Office 365!

    29. May 2018 - 2 min. read
    We have worked closely with Microsoft Team Members across the world to get Wooclap integrated in PowerPoint.

    How to interact with an audience of more than 1,000 people

    22. May 2018 - 1 min. read
    Olivier Peeters, Head of Marketing & Innovation at BNP Paribas Fortis, shares his experience with Wooclap.

    Здравствуйте to our Russian users!

    15. May 2018 - 1 min. read
    Wooclap is proud to announce that its entire platform and website are now available in Russian!

    How to grab the attention of your students and create a better learning atmosphere?

    2. May 2018 - 1 min. read
    Wooclap has a wide range of applications, and depending on the context and the user, the platform might be used in a different way. Here…

    The University of Mons deploys Wooclap to boost its courses!

    10. April 2018 - 1 min. read
    University of Mons has decided to generalise the use of Wooclap to boost its courses in auditoriums and small classes.

    Wooclap integrates with Moodle to simplify your classroom

    20. March 2018 - 1 min. read
    Wooclap users will now be able to import questionnaires from Moodle to Wooclap, and vice-versa.

    Universidad de La Laguna — Flipped classrooms & Wooclap

    27. February 2018 - 1 min. read
    Two professors at La Universidad de La Laguna talk about Wooclap and flipped classrooms.