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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...

iTrace App Teaches Kids The Importance Of Handwriting

01/15/2014, Given that we’re used to writing up reports, sending out messages, clocking in reminders, and more using our electronic devices, the skill of penmanship could slowly become a thing of the past. I remember back in the day where schools taught kids how to...

LA School District To Expand iPad Buying Program

01/15/2014, Back in 2013, the LA school district thought it would be a good idea to start distributing iPads to its students and teachers, but unfortunately the restrictions placed around it were circumvented by students, ultimately leading the school district to...

New HP Classmate Notebook PC

12/10/2013, HP has just announced that it will introduce a new Classmate PC Notebook, which is an “affordable” laptop for schools with a worldwide target audience in mind.  Of course, this computer has low-end specifications to make it affordable enough, but one...

Quark A Kickstarter Project That Help Kids Learn Via Fun

12/10/2013, Quark gameplay – alpha from Serge Soudoplatoff on Vimeo. Learning need not be a chore as we know it, and sometimes, the lessons that are best absorbed happen to be the ones learned outside of a classroom, via play. After all, have you ever observed...

PingPong: Simple, Interactive, Free Q&A App For Teachers

12/01/2013, I’ve recently met with the creators of PingPong, an app that is aimed at providing a higher level of interaction between teachers and students. It works by simply letting teachers create questions either on the spot (during class), or as a series or...