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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...

Windows 10 For Education Will Not Come With Cortana

07/28/2016, Introducing a voice assistant like Cortana to a computer operating system was a pretty nice touch by Microsoft. It helps promote the use of the feature which could prompt users to download it for their phones, and it also makes it unique in terms of...

Apple To Launch iOS Academy In Italy This October

07/11/2016, If you’re thinking about getting into app development and you’re worried that you’re too old and there’s too much material to cover, we get it, it can be intimidating. However there are also tons of programs out there that aim to teach users from...

Bose’s BOSEbuild Speakers Teaches Kids The Science Of Sound

06/28/2016, If you’re the type of parent who believes that having a practical education is just as important as learning from books and going to school, you might be interested in checking out Bose’s latest speaker called the BOSEbuild. This is a speaker that...

Project Bloks By Google Will Teach Kids How To Code

06/28/2016, Right now there seems to be a surge in teaching materials that aims to teach younger children how to code. This might range from online classes, to apps, and even toys that are aimed to capture the younger market where playing with toys might be a better...