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. 4 reasons why business schools are introducing coding courses

    25. February 2020 - 4 min. read
    Many business schools have started adding coding courses to their curricula. The idea is to better prepare future managers for the professional world.

    Nudge theory to transform education

    20. February 2020 - 4 min. read
    Nudges are actions which aim to guide our decisions and facilitate our behavioural changes. Why not try to invent some to change teaching practices?

    Blended learning: a user guide

    18. February 2020 - 4 min. read
    Combining face-to-face lectures with online learning materials: such is the idea behind blended learning, which is being used more and more in higher education institutions.

    The prestigious EmLyon business school implements Wooclap to face present challenges

    11. February 2020 - 4 min. read
    The emlyon's teaching teams are constantly looking for new tools to make courses interactive so knowledge transfers are no longer a one-way street. With this objective in mind, the partnership with Wooclap was established.

    Wooclap and Canvas connect

    6. February 2020 - 2 min. read
    Wooclap is thrilled to integrate its interactive tool with Canvas, one of the world’s most popular Learning Management Systems!

    Five more myths on education

    3. February 2020 - 7 min. read
    This article provides the second half of ten pseudoscientific statements from the domain of cognitive sciences applied to learning and education

    Recreating questions in real-time: the Peer Instruction Method made easy

    23. January 2020 - 2 min. read
    How do you implement the Peer Instruction Method? It’s simple: you use Wooclap’s new feature to duplicate questions in real-time!

    Do American teachers trust in EdTech?

    21. January 2020 - 3 min. read
    According to a survey published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, American teachers have not only moved towards EdTech, but believe they would benefit from relying on it even more.

    Instantly react to audience contributions with Quick Questions

    16. January 2020 - 1 min. read
    Teachers can use Quick Questions to create real-time interactions instantly during a lecture. In a single click.

    Can big data help students succeed?

    14. January 2020 - 3 min. read
    The development of new technologies, the internet, and social media has created a growing mass of information: big data. This concerns all fields, and particularly education: learning analytics, as it is known, covers all the tracks made by a student when using a digital tool to learn.

    Five myths on education

    7. January 2020 - 7 min. read
    This article provides the first half of ten pseudoscientific statements from the domain of cognitive sciences applied to learning and education

    Students face the challenge of digital technology

    17. December 2019 - 3 min. read
    Students are among the greatest users of digital tools. However, they mostly use them to play music, videos, and games or talk to their friends, rarely to work. Using tools for leisure is vastly different from using them for learning, and students must get acquainted with the latter.

    Are teachers still teachers in the digital age?

    12. December 2019 - 3 min. read
    Many students take notes on a computer and have developed the habit of asking their questions to a search engine rather than the teacher. Since teachers are no longer the sole keepers of knowledge, their role must change: digital technology is transforming their function.

    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.
  3. The prestigious EmLyon business school implements Wooclap to face present challenges

    11. February 2020 - 4 min. read
    The emlyon's teaching teams are constantly looking for new tools to make courses interactive so knowledge transfers are no longer a one-way street. With this objective in mind, the partnership with Wooclap was established.

    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 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.