The iPad Air 2022 now with M1 chip and plenty of colour options is even closer to the iPad Pro 11 2021 also with M1 chip. What does 200 dollars extra gets you with the iPad Pro 11 2021? Or if you are looking specifically for a mid-range tablet, should you consider with the iPad […]
Learning to write essay type answers whether in exams or for an assignment, takes both practise and experience. Over time, you can learn to learn to develop ideas and points that are relevant and compelling to write a strong, well-structured essay.
What Every Parent Needs to Know About Early Childhood Development (ECD) – Social and Emotional Development
In this, part 3 of our 3 part series on Early Childhood Development, we’ll be looking at children’s ability to deal with emotions and suggest ways in which, as a parent or guardian, you can establish rules, routines and responsibilities to help children up to age five, navigate their feelings. We will also look at how […]
What Every Parent Needs to Know About Early Childhood Development (ECD) – Fine and Gross Motor Skills
In this, part two of a three-part series, we continue to look at the ways in which your child develops from their first year of life to age four so that as a parent you are aware of and able to monitor their progress. In part one we looked at how children’s thinking and language […]
The new 11th Generation Amazon Kindle Paperwhite not only comes with a bigger and brighter display but has modern conveniences such as fast charging, USB-C port and warm lighting. If you pick the Signature Edition, it even supports wireless charging, automatic brightness with built-in light sensor and four times more storage.
To answer the question of how many external displays can one connect to their Apple M1, M1 Pro or M1 Max based systems, we completed the research necessary and present our findings here.
Best Lightweight Laptops with Big Display (15.6-inch or bigger): Big on productivity, small on weight
Weight and size always go hand-in-hand. Laptops with big displays alway come with it the heft, until now. These big laptops with 15.6-inch, 16-inch and even 17-inch displays weigh no more than 1.7kg. We take a look at one of the lightest and slimmest big laptops around. Big on productivity minus the back breaking weight.
Want an ultraportable laptop that is also super light? We are not talking about tablets or convertible hybrids but real clamshells with a decent size 13 or 14-inch screen that you can actually work on. Here, we explore 12 of the best ultraportables starting from 883grams up to 1.3kg. These ultra light and super slim […]
The free Notes app gets more and more features added. Apart from having all your notes synchronised across all your devices be it iPhone, iPad, MacBook and iMac via iCloud, you can use it to collaborate with others too. Here is a quick guide to help you make the most of the app, exploring features […]
You ask Siri to take a photo but it won’t hit the shutter automatically. Try it for yourself if you haven’t already done so. Say “Hey Siri, Take a Photo” and all it does is start the camera app and wait for you to tap on the shutter button. Here we explore how to capture […]
Tablets have always been considered as the fancier, more intuitive, and more portable “laptop” computer with its’ detachable keyboard and now with trackpad. However, it is quite strange that even as tablets have been taking their fair share of the mobile market since 2011, laptops never really went out of fashion, maintaining their ever-consistent presence […]
What Every Parent Needs to Know About Early Childhood Development (ECD) – Cognitive and Linguistic Development
Raising a little human as a parent may be your most challenging role yet but, if equipped with the right knowledge and care, will prove to be a tremendously fulfilling experience. In the first of this this series of articles we’ll look at the different areas of Early Childhood Development and how you as a parent […]
The Surface Pro tablet has been our favourite for education given its versatility and solid use case. Now in its 8th iteration, the Surface Pro 8 has not only grown to 13-inch but is the first tablet PC based on Intel Evo platform. It still spots a slim chassis with integrated kickstand, access to full […]
One of the most effective ways to learn is to study collaboratively in a group. This is not only a means of emotional support but also an efficient way to draw on each individual’s strengths and to share information and knowledge.
As a facilitator in the adult learning space, a successful course outcome is one where candidates are able to apply what they have learnt in the classroom, to their workplace. This is what differentiates Outcomes-based education (OBE) from a contents-based education. We have compared these two teaching approaches in detail in the previous article and looked […]
A contents-based learning is the way teaching has been done conventionally where the instructor plays a central role in learning. That is, they do most of the talking and learners need to commit what the teacher is saying to memory. An outcomes-based education (OBE), on the other hand is learner-centered where the emphasis is on the […]
Going back to school, college or university? It is time to thing seriously about getting a Mac. For those who just want fast, stable, secure, reliable, no-nonsense computing from their laptop or desktop, a Mac is an obvious choice. Not only does it give you all the above, it also comes with a huge suite […]
Writing efficient and effective learning notes is a life-long skill. It is a significant contributor in active learning and typically leads to good performance during an exam. The unfortunate thing is of course, that despite it being the root and essence of good learning, teachers rarely teach how to write good notes.
Yes, studying at home is a thing now with the pandemic, and we don’t mean for homeschoolers. It now applies to the population at large. If you can’t attend classes physically, the next best thing is to work from home (WFH)… I mean study from home (SFH). These Plus Chromebooks will keep you learning, staying […]
Effective Feedback to Learners – How to provide constructive and effective feedback to your students
An essential part of a facilitator’s role is monitoring and providing feedback to learners on their performance. This information gives both the opportunity to identify areas of improvement so that they’re able to meet the standards set that determines whether or not they achieve a certificate at the end of the day.