Paper origami Japanese dolls represent the epitome of Japanese finesse and culture. The detail, ranging from the multi-step processes in which each doll is created and loving folded, to the wonderfully decorated special origami paper used for it’s kimono and the deep black crepe paper used for it’s hair, is a celebration of the fine […]
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The future of education is transforming right before our eyes. It’s understandable why most parents are now considering trading institutionalized education to homeschooling.
We scoured the web for free online courses that you can sign up and start right away. These are mainly short courses with some including completion certificate at the end. Here are the 28 free online course sites that we will be looking at.
It’s pretty challenging to keep teens and tweens occupied during extended vacations at home or even on a particularly long car ride. It’s never fun to suffer hours of awkward silence periodically interrupted only by the dreaded “I’m bored” and “Are we there yet?” protests.
There has never been a more exciting time for actively curious kids who can’t sit still and would rather learn something new everyday. The internet abounds with free educational Youtube channels, Ted Talks on learning, and even opportunities to socialize and play educational games with friends virtually. While all these online activities and resources are […]
Apple just announced that it will migrate their iMacs and Macbooks to use Apple’s own ARM based silicon chip. Laptops and hybrids (2-in-1) with ARM-based processors have been around for a while now. So how is this move any different? For start, Apple is focusing on desktop too. Until today, we have not seen a […]
It’s been 13 years since the last installment of the Harry Potter series hit the shelves. Harry’s scar had not pained him for way longer than 19 years, and all is well – at least for the triumphant trio and everyone who lived to tell the legendary tale of the Battle of Hogwarts.
Different people may have different ways of learning, but man’s insatiable thirst to seek and consume new knowledge is universal. Learning never ends for as long as we’re alive, and there’s always something new to learn every single day.
Have you ever wondered how much easier life would be if people didn’t forget things? Think about all the grand things you could achieve if you have the ability to remember things the way Mike Ross did in Suits.
These Mini PCs are bucking the trend. Small and tiny does not mean they are less powerful than their full size desktop or tower counterparts. Far from that, these powerful ultra small form factor PCs are packed with so much power, yet use very little energy to run.
Beginning conversations about race, racial privilege, and discrimination are often difficult when children are young. This doesn’t mean however, that things should be simply swept under the carpet. Teaching children to recognise privilege, identifying social and racial injustices, noting when an individual has benefitted from a race-based privilege will help go a long way to […]
Race and racism are at the forefront of difficult issues and topics to discuss with children. In part because it forces us to confront our own thoughts, ideas and prejudices about the colour of our skin and that of the people around us. Yet it is important that we do address these difficult issues.
More and more schools and educational establishments are looking to virtual solutions for teaching and learning. These tools allow them to schedule and host online events for a large group of viewers with one-to-many live video streaming or a webinar involving a small to medium group of participants.
To many, the Apple’s iPad Pro is a small investment. It is also a super powerful computer, so powerful in fact that many are using it as their main machine. It also raised the possibility of Apple using their ARM chip in their MacBooks removing their reliance on X86 based Intel processors. But what we […]
With schools rushing to use Google Classroom and signing students up to G Suite for Education, what every teacher, student and home schooler needs is a distraction-free Chromebook. We discover five of the best 2-in-1 laptops, convertible devices that offer the best of a tablet and a laptop in one.
Here is a guide to set the different assignments under the Classwork tab in Google Classroom. This brief tutorial shows the different options; assignment, quiz assignment, question and material, when and how to assign them.
Are you children fighting over who gets to use the computer for their class work next? If you have spare monitors, keyboards and mouse lying around, here are some of the best budget mini PCs you can get to make sure that each child gets a computer of their own.
Are you prepared to work from home? From furniture to high tech gadgetry, we look at the ultimate work from home setup to make sure that you start and stay right. It is a given that in order to work from home, one would need a reliable Internet connection, preferably fibre optic broadband for speed. […]
Being away from friends and family for extended periods of time can be very stressful, especially for those whose love language is physical touch or quality time. We explore 12 games that you can play and stay connected for your next virtual game night.
My Apple watch reminds me to stand up after working at the desk for too long. Working from home means we are likely to just stay working at the desk instead of getting up for meetings with colleagues or working in different areas of the building. With one of these height adjustable standing desk riser, […]