Building a Better Student: Spell Check

One of my co-workers at the radio station said something interesting to me this week. He said, “Spell check made me into a good speller.” At first I thought he was kidding, but no. He told me that he was horrible at spelling when he was younger, but through the years spell check taught him. […]

Could Wearable Technology Enhance Education?

Chances are you’ve heard of Google Glass, a new device slated to come on the market this year. It’s a Heads Up Display (HUD) device that lets users see a tiny screen right in front of their eye. It’s definitely “wave of the future” stuff…a wearer can literally take a picture by winking the eye. […]

Cheating Their Way Through College: The Numbers

Heroes, it seems like cheating has become an epidemic. Partially, I think it’s because there are so many ways we can use technology to bypass the rules. It’s not a healthy choice though, and kids who cheat end up losing out on knowledge and possibly opportunities. This infographic has some frightening numbers on cheating in […]

Family Safety in Windows 8 Helps Parents Monitor Their Kids Online

Due to the digitalisation of education system in the modern era, kids have been exposed to computer and online systems. All the study materials, assignments, practice materials and books are available via online modes. These are easily downloaded by the children from the website itself. Since the online world is not limited to the educational […]

Five Ways to Use Technology to Stay in Contact With Family

One of the main benefits of technology is that it has allowed people to stay in touch. The Internet, cell phones and computers all make instant communication possible from anywhere in the world. Families should take advantage of this modern technology. We no longer have to wait days or weeks to send and return letters, […]

Our Kids and Technology: A Case of Too Much, Too Young?

In today’s world of technological advancements kids of all ages and adults alike are besotted by the latest and greatest gadgets such as portable tablet devices, iPhones or game consoles. Consequently, search engines like Google have been hitting the headlines in recent weeks and even the government have done their bit to criticize them for […]