At one time or the other, we may have indulged in binge-watching, binge-eating or binge-drinking. But binge-learning? I have to admit I only came across the term binge-learning recently so I decided to find out more about it.

In the past, binge-learning was about trying to cram your head by learning a lot just before an exam and forgetting it all soon after. However, this characterization of binge-learning seems to have evolved. 

In recent times however, binge-learning, as it is loosely defined, refers to the act of spending short sprints of time reading, watching, and regularly learning to acquire knowledge and expertise in a specific topic. This is not for everyone. Only individuals who have the capacity to focus and absorb information at high speeds and volume can pull this off successfully. 

How do platforms that enable binge-learning help students?

  • They provide students with a low stress, low hassle way of getting a big picture overview of the content to be learnt. Students have full access to all the content related to one topic or concept so that they can learn as much as they want and as fast as they want.


  •  They can slow down and rewind the video when they do not understand a concept. By being able to watch a video again they have control over the speed at which they learn. Hence, they are more likely to grasp the learning content better.


  • Students can fast forward through content so that they can avoid having to go through content that they already know. This saves them time and helps them stay engaged in their learning. 


  • Some platforms provide section summaries of the video. Students can refer to these summaries and decide whether they want to stay in the section or fast forward to the next section. This feature further cuts down time required to learn or review a topic.


  • End of term preparation for exams also needs less effort since they will be able to revise content much faster by watching videos than by reviewing notes. An hour of reading notes will now take five minutes of video watching to cover the same amount of material. 


  • Typically, the user interface (UI) of such platforms also allows for quick navigation between subjects and topics. Students will be able to quickly access the precise content they need to review instead of wasting precious time looking for that precise page in a mountain on notes and books. 

Learning platforms like these are new and emerging. TutoReels is one such platform. When it comes to binge-learning, TutoReels as a learning platform, provides students many advantages over older e-learning platforms. 

TutoReels offers schools and tuition centres an opportunity to create and curate content for the consumption of their students. Its easy-to-use interface means that you can learn how to use the system in a very short period of time. This means you can be up and running in no time. As an additional learning platform that works 24/7 for you, it gives you an edge over other competing institutions. Your students benefit the most as they can binge learn whenever they want if that suits their learning style.