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Unicheck Releases Grading Update for Schoology, NEO and Other LMSs

Unicheck Releases Grading Update for Schoology, NEO and Other LMSs

This summer is way hotter than usual, or is it just us? The Unicheck team has been busy like a swarm of bees in an orchard. You surely have heard about all the exciting changes that Unicheck went though, like our new cool name and now new pricing that lets educators use Unicheck’s basic functionality for free (currently available in USA, UK, Canada, and Australia). You may find your solution for education here.

Today we are here with more great news. Unicheck is proud to present LTI update that helps teachers grade assignments easier and faster.Read More

Unicheck Pricing Policy: A Revolution in the Making

Unicheck Pricing Policy: A Revolution in the Making

Remember how we told you about the most awaited news behind Unicheck’s new name and look?

We have been preparing for this day since first realizing just how essential plagiarism checking was for educators and students all these years ago.

Finally, it is here.

In our staunch belief that education must be available for all, with profound plagiarism checker an essential part of quality education, Unicheck is causing a revolution. Today we are making Unicheck’s principal features available free of charge for academic community.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 the 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.

Unicheck 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

Neuroscience in Education. A New Turn in Learning Experience

Today’s sciences merging trend continues to grow. And we at Unicheck 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

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

Booming Plagiarism Scandals in 2016

Heutagogy as a New Stage in Education You Should Be Ready For

A teacher does not decide anymore what a student should learn, instead a student has now more freedom to say what to learn and when. Self-learning aims to enable everyone to analyze information, ask questions and find answers independently. A teacher becomes a student’s partner, and it is called heutagogy. While making decisions and taking control over learning, a student should know how to find and produce valid and unique information. As for the latter,  Unicheck may come handy.

Heutagogy is inextricably bound with such student qualities as learning determination, capability, self-reflection, double-loop learning, and non-linear learning. Here is a brief outline of all qualities that you should have or develop. Read More