Aida Elbanna

Aida Elbanna is a Content Writer in the digital marketing team of Skolera. She has previously worked as a Translator and English tutor. As an English Literature and Linguistics graduate and a current MA student, Aida is interested in researching and doing lots of writing. She is passionate about helping people understand complex subjects through coherently written articles like tackling everything about educational technology.

How to Find the Best LMS for Schools (That Actually Works)

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Discussions on the topic of Learning Management Systems are going strong among academic experts and educators. If your school is looking for the best LMS platform to implement, for better learning and teaching experience, you’re on the right page. If you’re not sure what LMS for schools suits you and …

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7 Methods to Develop Creative Thinking Skills for Students

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Creative thinking skills for students are what every teacher knows to be crucial in the learning process. Giving students the chance and space to think creatively will definitely be fruitful in the long run. Creative-based activities, games, and questions are endless. Consider trying to implement any of these exercises at least …

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International & Language School Management – Real Users Success Stories Webinar

Skolera September Webinar 2022

This month, we wanted to give a new flavour to our webinars, and show you schools’ successful journeys with Skolera, Kaumeya Language School and Liberty International school. Our team is delighted to announce this special webinar which will be held on Wednesday, September 7th, 2022, at 7 PM Cairo time …

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Modern Methods Of Teaching That Make An Awesome Classroom

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Modern methods of teaching have become valuable sources for teachers nowadays. After years and decades of using conventional teaching strategies, some teachers have started to shift their attention to different and creative techniques to use in the classroom. This article discusses traditional methods of teaching along with modern methods of …

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5 Common Online Learning Problems and Solutions

Let’s discuss the most common online learning problems and solutions! We get that adapting to an online learning environment can be a bit difficult for some people, especially students and teachers who have recently switched to this method of learning.  That’s why we’ve decided to discuss, in this article, the …

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6 Essential Educational Technology Equipment for Classrooms

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Today’s schools have started to take on different shapes and educational trends than schools 20 years ago. The integration of technology has become indispensable to classroom teaching as well as learning beyond the classroom. Educational technology equipment is the use of computers, tablets, and mobile phones in the process of …

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E-learning School: A Huge Shift in Education

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This article is mainly concerned with discussing the e-learning school, its characteristics, advantages, examples and importance in education. What is an E-learning School? E-learning school is based on education using the computer and the Internet as the mode of communication. Students typically learn using online resources, audio-visual materials, e-libraries, educational …

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15 Free Educational Apps for Students

Free educational apps for students

15 Free Educational Apps for Students Long gone are the days when teachers would keep smartphones and tablets out of the class for fear of distraction. With educational technology finding its way into school and university classes, teachers should definitely make use of it in their classes.  You might be …

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Workshop Ahead! FREE Online Training for School Academics and Administrators

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Each month, Skolera holds insightful and invaluable webinars and workshops for its community. On account of this, we’re thrilled to announce this March’s special live, free training workshop which will be held on Monday, March 28, 2022, at 7 PM Cairo time, under the title “Go Paperless! Save Your Resources …

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Skolera Facilitates Digital Learning for Helsinki Semi International School

Skolera Helsinki International School

We are pleased to announce that Helsinki Semi International School has selected Skolera as its solution for digital learning. Helsinki Semi International School vows to provide its students with the best education technology platform starting 2022. This is in line with the school’s philosophy: to build a positive learning atmosphere …

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8 Benefits of Virtual Education You Never Knew Before

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8 Benefits of Virtual Education You Never Knew Before Online education has become more accessible than ever before because of technological improvements, with most schools and universities now providing a huge selection of online graduate and undergraduate degree programs. In an attempt to combat the spread of COVID-19, an increasing …

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18 Advantages and Disadvantages of Remote Learning

Advantages and disadvantages of remote learning

What are the advantages and disadvantages of remote learning? This article helps you understand all about this system and what to expect from it. In recent years, distance learning has been the centre of discussion among educators, teachers and schools in general. Lots of teachers and students love its convenience …

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Best Virtual Classroom Software 2022

best virtual classroom software 2022

What is the absolute best virtual classroom software in 2022, you say? Well, it’s my job to help you choose the ultimate virtual software for your students. Everyone knows that virtual education has become the norm nowadays. The COVID-19 pandemic has taught us that there is so much we can …

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The Role of a Teacher in Modular Distance Learning – 6 roles!

Role of teacher in modular distance learning

What is the role of a teacher in modular distance learning? Everyone knows that teachers are always the bearers of new and sometimes tiring tasks and roles. This is because teachers are usually the centre of the learning process.  However, when it comes to distance education; teachers need to be …

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Skolera’s November Webinar: Learn the Full Assessment Cycle!

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Each month, Skolera holds insightful and invaluable webinars for its community. This November’s special live webinar was held on Wednesday, November 10th, 2021, at 7 PM Cairo time under the title “Grading System, Assessment, & Reporting: Learn the Full Cycle!” What was the webinar about? In this webinar, our experts …

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Virtual Classrooms – Beginning of a New Era

Advantages and disadvantages of virtual Classroom

What are the advantages and disadvantages of virtual classrooms? Recently, and especially after the COVID-19 pandemic, virtual learning has been a huge part of educational talks. You might think that virtual learning is a new trend in education given how rapidly it has entered every educational institution. Depending on preference, …

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Skolera’s Webinar: A Deep Dive into Skolera’s New Release

Skolera September webinar

On September 21st, Skolera held a live webinar in which Skolera’s founders talked about exciting updates and features in Skolera’s new release. This stems from our constant urge to present schools with a learner-centred platform that suits the entire school staff as well.  Dr Khadija El-Bedweihy, Skolera’s Founder & CEO, …

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Role Of An Administrator In A School: What Makes Them Special?

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Role of an Administrator in a school, what makes them special? “The real role of leadership in education… is not and should not be command and control. The real role of leadership is climate control, creating a climate of possibility.” – Ken Robinson, British author, speaker, and international advisor on …

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Skolera Lands in Fayoum: Smart National School Chooses Digital Learning

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We are super excited to announce the addition of Smart National School, to the list of educational institutions that chose Skolera. Smart National School is a semi-international school, with both an Arabic department and a languages department. It accommodates more than 500 students for the upcoming academic year.  The newly …

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Learning Management System: Features and Benefits

learning management system features and benefits

Everyone is talking about Learning Management Systems nowadays. Schools and universities have started fully implementing them everywhere. But what is a Learning Management System? How can students and teachers benefit from using it? This article will break down every detail about the best Learning Management System features and benefits. A …

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Skolera Meets Maali El Salam Language School Staff

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In keeping with Skolera’s constant efforts to provide the best digital services for schools, our team visited Maali El Salam Language School on July the 13th to gain feedback for the previous academic year.  Maali El Salam Language School has been a unique client since 2020 and will be renewing …

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Skolera Visits Queens Language School

Skolera visits QLS

In line with Skolera’s eagerness to provide the best digital services for schools, our team visited Queens Language School on July the 13th to gain feedback for the previous academic year.  The school has been a valuable client since 2020 and will be renewing its cooperation to continue providing its …

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Skolera’s Webinar On How STEM Develops Students’ Skills

On July 27th, Skolera held a live webinar where a discussion took place about the importance of STEM for students and how Engineeius can help integrate STEM into school curriculums. During the webinar, Engineeius announced its online global launch using Skolera’s platform. Dr Khadija El-Bedweihy, Skolera’s Founder & CEO, discussed …

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New Partnership: Skolera Teams Up with Engineeius

Skolera is glad to announce our strategic partnership with Engineeius, the leading international company that provides STEM to students in Egypt and Canada. With the many goals they have in common, Skolera and Engineeius will strive to work towards valuable ideas and provide innovative solutions for students through upcoming co-organized …

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Importance Of Virtual Learning: A Hype That Changed Education

importance of virtual learning

“We need to bring learning to people instead of people to learning.” – Elliot Masie, Educational Technology expert and founder of the Masie Center . Some people still prefer traditional classroom education. These people might think that virtual learning could never surpass the real classroom experience. Does virtual learning live …

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Welcome Al Afak Al Gadeda International School to Skolera’s Platform

In the spirit of expanding our solution into more schools for advancing education, we’re excited to announce the continuance of cooperation between  Al Afak Al Gadeda International School and Skolera’s platform.  Al Afak Al Gadeda International School is an independent American school that accommodates more than 600 students from CDC …

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How To Make Remote Learning Fun When Students Are No Longer Engaged

how to make remote learning fun

How to make remote learning fun? What even makes students bored in the first place? What are some activity ideas to boost student engagement? Read on to learn more about remote learning. Just like the rest of us, school students are also tired of online classes and this newly forced …

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Skolera’s Webinar on Cognia Accreditation for Schools: Tips and Tricks

On June 16th, Skolera held a live webinar where a discussion took place about the importance of being an accredited school, some insightful tips on how to prepare schools for accreditation, and some of the professional learning courses that ignite transformational change. Dr Teresa Atwa, Vice President, Global Education Services, …

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Skolera’s Webinar: How to Be a School SUPERvisor? And Yes the CAPITALisation Is Not a Typo

On May 18th, Skolera held a live webinar where a discussion took place about the steps of supervision, the roles and language of the supervisor, and some insightful tips on how supervisors can deal with their teams.  Ms Basma Abd Elhamied, the founder of TEFlship, addressed the main elements of …

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7 Strategies For Active Learning In Online Continuing Education

“Spoon feeding, in the long run, teaches us nothing but the shape of the spoon.” E.M. Forster Let Go of the Past Indeed, the image of a classroom in which the teacher is using didactic instruction is quite unappealing for students today. This one-sided method can be unfair for students …

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Skolera Attends Meeting on Enhancing and Developing Performance in National Schools in Egypt

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On April 18th, Engineer Hossam Sallam, Skolera’s  Sales and Marketing General Manager and Mr Wael Khattab, Skolera’s Chief Product Officer, attended a meeting organized by Mr Mohamed Abdelhady Al Kotb, the Deputy Minister and Chairman of the National Institute and Dr. Mona El Halawany, Cultural relations and training manager at …

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Skolera’s Webinar on Teacher Professional Development

On April 7th, Skolera organized a live webinar with three prominent figures in the field of education. The webinar’s fundamental goal was to introduce experienced and fresh teachers alike to the different elements of the teacher programme, which would, in turn, help them build their professional career as teachers. Dr …

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The Importance of Bloom’s Taxonomy: The Teacher’s Guide to an Exceptional Classroom

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What is meant by Bloom’s Taxonomy? Why should I use it as a teacher? To what extent is it effective in the classroom? What is the importance of Bloom’s Taxonomy? Will it benefit my students?   By the end of this article, you will have gained detailed and satisfactory answers to …

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How Flexible Education Can Transform Education As We Know It

Flexible Education

You might think that the words flexibility and education can never occur in the same sentence. People usually associate education with a school building, daunting timetables, and the never-ending school week. The educational process is hardly ever described as “flexible” due to the huge amount of time and effort needed …

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