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FlashCards - Solutions for Focussed Study for 10th Boards

How was FlashCardz born? Well, they say that you need to scratch your own itch. And that's exactly what happened when my partner Nitin's daughter came to Class 10. The prevalent common solutions weren't of much help really and she continued to struggle. Till a friend suggested flash cards for her. That improved the situation significantly and systematically. The hand made cards helped her exam performance and confidence. They soon made way for digital cards, which was followed by an online solution when some of her juniors who had by then come to Class 10, approached Nitin for the same solution. And it helped all of them uniformly, without fail. That is when we started some research and found out that practice testing and spaced repetition were the most recommended and most effective study methods. Concepts which are endemic to flashcards. And thus was born FlashCardz. The following article was amongst the first ones to reinforce our belief that we were on the

10th Boards Our Story

The flashcards system that you see on this website has been built by my husband Nitin. We are really fortunate to have Nitin in our lives. I don’t know anyone else who just KNOWS all the answers to the questions in board-level Physics and Chemistry. As a school and college student, he was great at taking exams. It's amazing that he remembers just about everything that he did in school and college. Academically he did really well in Kendriya Vidyalaya, IIT Delhi and the University of Utah, where he studied. As I said before, he knows a thing or two about doing well in exams - it is his forte. Motivation Our children were studying in an ICSE school, and my job was to motivate Nitin to apply his mind to help them out with their studies. I wanted him to devise a method that would complement the children’s teachers and tutors, and help our children revise and prepare for exams in a fun and efficient manner. Experimenting After a lot of thinking and experimenting, he