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Apple Partners With Tynker To Teach Kids How To Code

05/01/2017, Apple introduced its Swift programming language a couple of years ago, and while we guess it is aimed more at developers, Apple has also explored the idea of targeting future potential developers through Swift Playgrounds, an app that teaches kids how to...

YouTube Kids Now Available On Smart TVs

04/25/2017, YouTube is home to many kinds of videos, ranging from funny, helpful, thoughtful, and sometimes just outright weird. This also means that there is content on YouTube that wouldn’t exactly be safe or appropriate for children to watch, which is why a...

YouTube Workshops Will Teach Teens How To Spot Fake News

04/24/2017, Fake news is a growing problem especially when it has the ability to mislead countries and people into making the wrong decision. So much so that in India, the government has stated that admins in WhatsApp group chats could be get in trouble should they...

Microsoft Launches Literacy Tool For Its Edge Browser

04/18/2017, The internet is a great place to learn about all sorts of things, and browsers are generally the tools we used to get to where we want to go on the web. However it seems that Microsoft wants to take things a step further by launching a literacy tool...

UK Driving Tests Will Now Include Sat Nav Skills

04/17/2017, Driving tests haven’t really changed that much over the years, simply because for the most parts, cars are still operated the same way, and the rules of the road haven’t changed that much either. That might be a different story when self-driving cars...

Google To Help Libraries Encourage Kids To Code

03/08/2017, While ebooks are pretty common these days and where information can be readily found with a few clicks of the mouse and a few strokes on the keyboard, there is still the need for libraries where tons of reference books can still be found, plus sometimes...

HP Chromebook x360 11 G1 Education Edition Unveiled

03/06/2017, The thing about giving laptops or tablets to students is that sometimes students can be a bit careless, or don’t value such gadgets as much especially if they haven’t purchased it with their own money. This means that schools will have to deal with...

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,...