We are fans of the most affordable Mac, the Apple Mac mini. With Apple charging exorbitant prices for the Mac Studio, it more attractive than ever. And, just like the Mac Studio, it’s BYOD (Bring Your Own Display, mouse (or trackpad) and keyboard) which means you need these essentials to complete the desktop. Here is […]
MacBook Pro 14 & 16 (late 2021): How many external monitors can you connect to the M1 Pro & M1 Max laptops
The new MacBook Pros released late 2021 come with the most number of connectivity options on a system based on M1. They also support the most number of external displays. Naturally, if you are going to spend so much money on a laptop, and a powerful one I may add, you are going to want […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
Creating Synergy through Group Interaction – How to Manage and Enhance Group Interaction in Adult Learning
As a teaching professional who is passionate about your craft, you recognise the need to adequately preparate for classes so that you’re able to hold the attention of and successfully impart new knowledge to different learner types.
How to Encourage Learner Participation and Interaction – Employing Learning Styles and Questioning Techniques
Ideas For Facilitation Methods and Questioning Techniques to Encourage Learner Participation and Interaction (Target audience: Training instructors in the adult learning space who teach a range of subjects) In the previous article, we’ve explored different learning domains, namely cognitive, affective and psychomotor where the instructor needs to incorporate learning opportunities in the classroom that encourage students […]
Ah, Shakespeare! The epitome of drama and angst, the English poet who gave us the famous “to be, or not to be.” You may or may not have heard of him—highly doubt the latter—but you are sure to be familiar with some of his best works. Many film buffs would consider a number of their […]
Not something you need to worry about when you get the MacBook Air M1 or MacBook Pro M1 since both laptops come with integrated FaceTime webcam albeit 720p HD. The Mac Mini M1 however needs an external webcam solution. At the time of writing, there is only one webcam offered by Apple on their website, […]
Netflix original Enola Holmes is a total treat not just for fans of Sherlock Holmes or Millie Bobby Brown, but also for girls everywhere who are looking for a worthy role model to emulate.
Losing may be an inevitable part of sports and life in general. But, accepting defeat graciously is an honorable skill that is acquired only through years and years of practice. Nobody likes sore losers, and the inability to take a loss in stride takes all the fun out of playing competitive games.
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 […]
The future of education is transforming right before our eyes. It’s understandable why most parents are now considering trading institutionalized education to homeschooling.
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.
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.
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.
Glass ornaments are easily broken, plastic ones are bad for the environment when they end up in the landfills, so we resorted to making our own Christmas origami decorations at home and in the process had some fun. Paper and origami decorations have started to become more mainstream with the push towards becoming more green. […]
Our favourite childhood toy, Lego, has been around since 1932. For decades, children have been playing with them building various sorts of structures – buildings, castles, Lego people, animals, cars… You name it, but it is really more than just a mere toy. Lego sets incorporate creativity and STEM activities with productive entertainment. From fiery […]