Kids and Coding: Why Learn?

If you hear anything about kids and technology, there’s a good chance it involves coding. There are tons of computer games designed for preschoolers, grade school kids, teens, and everything in between to help them learn how to code. These games have even come to include favorite cartoon characters, like Anna and Elsa from “Frozen” […]

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Automation Isn’t Eliminating Employment

Since the creation of robots and the realization of what they could do, there has been buzz that one day automation technology will take over all of our jobs and we will become slaves to the cyborgs. From Rosie on The Jetsons to Number Seven, the butler robot in The Benchwarmers to Wall-E’s friend, EVE, the media has […]

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Managing BYOD in Schools

BYOD, or bring your own device, is a common practice in offices. This trend is now popping up in schools as well. BYOD means that students bring their own devices (laptops, smartphones, or tablets) and access the Internet or school network by the school’s WiFi connection. Schools can require specifications–such as RAM, software, and hardware–for […]

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Online Classes Aren’t As Bad As You Think

A recent survey found that students who have not taken an online course are increasingly interested in the opportunity to do so. These students cited a desire to have more control over their learning and believing that they will get more support from an online teacher. Those surveyed felt that math and foreign language were their top […]

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Educational Videos Bring Learning Home

When you think educational videos you’re probably thinking something like this: In reality, when you hear educational videos, you should be thinking of this: Students are turning more and more to educational videos online as a way to interact with their course materials at home. Whether it’s a teacher’s recordings of lecture, a student’s taping from a cell phone of […]

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Technology in the Classroom

As our world shifts to a digital platform, our education systems must follow. The days of textbooks and paper handouts as our only learning tools are long gone. Now, there are digital textbooks, videos, online games, PowerPoint presentations, and so many other ways for students to use the Internet and technology to learn. Technology in […]

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