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Classic Toy Etch A Sketch Gets A Hi-Tech Makeover With An LCD Screen

02/21/2017, Remember when you were young and one of the toys you used to play with was the incredibly frustrating Etch A Sketch, which would take you hours to put together a simple drawing? Perhaps kids these days with their smartphones and tablets might not see much...

Amazon Will Send Your Kids Science Toys For $20 A Month

01/25/2017, If you’re hoping to cultivate interest in topics like science for your kids, then you might be interested to learn that Amazon has launched what they are calling STEM Club, which is basically a subscription service in which at $20 a month, Amazon will...

Dell Unveils New Latitude And Chromebook Computers For School

01/25/2017, When it comes to computers for the classroom, there are things to consider that you might not necessarily consider if you were buying a computer for yourself. A good example would be durability where you would probably want a computer/laptop that could...

Mattel Unveils Their ‘Amazon Echo’ For Kids

01/03/2017, Voice-powered assistants like Amazon’s Alexa is great if you’re an adult and you can speak relatively clearly and succinctly, but when you’re a kid who might mumble and stumble through their words, sometimes the results from these voice assistant...

Facebook Launches New ‘Parents Portal’ Feature

12/13/2016, Cyberbullying is real and in the past we have come across many stories in which teens have killed themselves after being harassed constantly. Given how wide social media can reach, cyberbullying takes things to the next level because the victim is being...

British MP Wants Schools To Ditch iPads, Says They Lead To Bullying

11/30/2016, In today’s technology-centric world where homes are outfitted with devices that can communicate with each other, and where we carry around tiny computers in our pockets, it makes sense that technology finds its way into the education sector too. We’ve...

Oxford University To Start Offering Free Online Courses In 2017

11/15/2016, Have you longed for the education of a reputable or even prestigious university but could never afford the tuition fees, or maybe you just did not make the cut? Unfortunately that’s the story of our lives for many of us, but thanks to the digital age,...

Minecraft: Education Edition Is Now Available

11/02/2016, Back in September Microsoft announced that the Minecraft: Education Edition would be released on the 1st of November, and sure enough it has. For those who are interested in checking it out, the game has been finally made available ever since it entered...

L’Oreal Uses Virtual Reality To Teach Hairdressing Skills

11/02/2016, There are certain things that can’t exactly be taught using just textbooks and going to lectures. Hairdressing is one of those things since you’d actually need to be able to see the hair, touch it, feel it, to get a better understanding of how to go...

Google Glass Used To Teach Wearers Morse Code In 4 Hours

10/30/2016, Picking up a new language or a skill takes time, and very rarely do you get it right on the first try. However thanks to technology, it could help to speed things up. For example just recently, researchers have managed to develop a system in which Google...

Duolingo Unleashes Chatbots To Help You Learn A New Language

10/06/2016, In case you didn’t know, Duolingo is an app for smartphones/tablets that teaches users a new language. Its methodology has been pretty straightforward, but as is the case with all languages, using it and applying it in your daily life is the best way to...

Swift Playgrounds Now Available For The iTunes App Store

09/13/2016, Back at WWDC 2016 earlier this year, Apple announced a new app called Swift Playgrounds that was designed to teach children how to code (we suppose adults can use it too). The app was scheduled for a fall release and the good news is that if you’ve been...

Lecturer Uses Facial Recognition To Detect Bored Students

09/13/2016, Facial recognition is a handy tool when it comes to security, such as identifying authorized users. It can also be used in criminal cases where authorities can use the technology to try and locate suspects on the run, or identify terrorists. However over...

Japanese Candy Will Teach Kids How To Code

08/08/2016, Over in Japan, they have a particular confectionery called Pocky which is made by a company called Glico. They sell them outside of Japan as well and some of you guys might have even consumed them, but in case you need your memory jogged, Pocky are these...