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Ways to use the Internet as a Study Resource

3:25PM February 11, 2021

Although each of us learns in our own way, none of us can learn all on our own. We need resources to help us study successfully. One such resource is the internet. Sure, if not careful, the internet can be a distraction, but if used right, it’s the perfect place for students of all ages to learn and retain important information.

Multiple Ways to Learn at All Levels

While some students may be able to absorb all of the information they need in the classroom, others may need visuals or interactive play at home for things to really sink in. Audiovisual and interactive versions of many of the lessons being taught in school can be easily found on the internet.

For children in elementary or middle school, there are educational videos, games and articles about a number of topics on websites, such as National Geographic Kids.

Students in high school or college can dig deeper into challenging subjects by using online lectures and courses, such as those offered on Coursera. And for those who can avoid the temptation of watching cute cat videos, YouTube has a host of resources for studying, too.

Tools to Help with Focus

It happens to many of us; we settle in front of the computer determined to get down to business only to find ourselves mindlessly scrolling through Facebook. For those easily distracted, downloading programs, such as Freedom and StayFocusd, can help with concentration by blocking apps and distracting websites from popping up.

Gaming Apps Make Work More Fun

There are desktop and phone apps designed specifically to make work more interesting by turning it into a game. For instance, doing homework can be transformed into a game with Habitica. To start, a character is designed, and tasks are set to be completed. Once goals are achieved, the avatar gets upgrades and earns rewards.

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