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High School Student Suspended Over Sarcastic Tweet

06/20/2014, The thing about online messages is that they don’t carry emotion very well, so sometimes what someone says could be construed as offensive, when in reality the other person was only making a joke that has somehow lost its translation over the internet....

The Kano Kit Will Teach Children How To Build Their Own Computers

06/16/2014, Putting together your own computer might seem like a daunting task, especially when you have so many parts to choose from, and when you’re not sure what each part does and what do all those numbers mean. We suppose had we been taught at a young age how...

Starbucks Will Pay For Its Employees’ Online College Fees

06/16/2014, One of the reasons why employees will quit a company is because they feel like they have no where else to go within the organization, or that the company they work for has no interest in furthering their career or their skills. What companies can do is...

Linus Torvalds: Not Everyone Needs To Learn To Code

06/09/2014, Should everyone be learning how to code, just like how everyone should learn how to read, write, and do basic arithmetic? Well there are some who are proponents of the idea that children these days should be taught basic programming skills, but if...

VTech Announces InnoTab Series Of Children’s Tablets

06/08/2014, Tablets are typically viewed as gadgets used by teens/adults. After all what do kids need with a tablet, right? However we guess with the way technology is being integrated into our lives now, kids might find tablets more entertaining than conventional...

Surface Pro 3 Will Be Used In Elite Private School

06/05/2014, The Microsoft Surface Pro 3 was announced not too long ago. The device, for those who might have missed our coverage, is essentially a larger version of Microsoft’s Surface series of tablets. This is actually a good thing because according to reviews,...

Taking Notes With Laptop Not As Efficient As By Hand [Study]

05/05/2014, Whenever school gets back into session, technology companies like Dell and Apple launch back to school specials which sees laptops and computers go on promotion. The idea, we guess, is so that students will have devices to use in the lecture hall, type up...

Canadian College Handing Out Surface 2 Tablets To Students

05/01/2014, When it comes to tablets used in the education space, it boils down to personal preference as well as the type of educational/teaching apps that are available for a particular platform. So far we’ve seen how iPads, Android tablets, and Windows-based...

Kata Enterprises Brings Math Game For Girls Onto Android Devices

04/07/2014, We’re not sure where it started or how it started, but the stereotype still exists that boys are better off suited when it comes to tech-related or engineering fields of study. Obviously those stereotypes are wrong given that we’ve seen our fair share...

Initiative Harnesses The Sun To Power Computers In Uganda

03/20/2014, When it comes to stable running electricity, there are still some parts of the world which do not have access to it, which really makes us think about it and how we should not be taking our facilities, so readily available, for granted. With schools these...