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Creating a Good Learning Environment micro-lesson

Do you struggle with balancing your kids’ screen time with their education? Say hello to 1Question, the app that solves this problem with a fun twist! Our app lets your child earn screen time minutes in their favourite apps by watching educational videos and correctly answering quiz questions. And the best part? You get to decide which apps to lock behind learning using 1Question. 

Learning time​

Kids learn by watching short, engaging video lessons.

This lesson is all about creating a good learning environment. So, something we should always consider when learning is whether we have a good learning environment. This will be different for all learners but includes considering learning location, learning position, background noise, organization, and resources. So, when learning at home, we should find a location where there are minimum distractions and where we feel comfortable. This might involve sitting at a desk but could also involve alternatives like finding a space on the floor where we can lie in our bellies. One way to reduce distractions when we are learning is to make sure our learning environment is always tidy and well organized with all the resources we might need readily available. Some people work best with silence. Others work best with background music to keep them focused. With noise, as with all aspects of the learning environment, we should experiment to see what works for us and then apply this to ensure we maximize learning whenever we sit down or lie down to learn.

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Answer time

Kids earn more screen time by answering fun educational questions.

Here are some example of questions about this video that kids may be asked in the 1Question app to earn screen time.

  • We should learn...

    1) with the background noise that works best for us.
    2) in silence always.
    3) with music always.
    4) without music always.
  • What should our learning space look like?

    1) It should be well organised with the resources we are going to need.
    2) It doesn't matter what our learning space looks like.
    3) There should never be anything in our learning space.
    4) Our learning space should always be a desk.
  • Which of these is not part of creating a good learning environment.

    1) Making sure you remember all your learning.
    2) Making sure there are minimal distractions.
    3) Making sure your learning space is organised and has the resources you need.
    4) Finding a good location for learning.
  • Everyone should create a learning environment...

    1) that works best for them.
    2) that is in silence and at a desk.
    3) that is the same.
    4) that is the same as their desk at school.
  • When we are learning...

    1) we can be in any position we find comfortable.
    2) we should always be sitting at a desk.
    3) we should be sitting at a desk or lying down.
    4) we should always be lying down.

Recreational screen time

Kids can use the screen time minutes they earned to unlock the apps selected by their parent e.g. games, social media, streaming, etc.

Out of time

When screen time minutes run out, kids are locked out and need to complete more learning in 1Question to earn more time.

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