Tag Archives: education

E-Learning: 5 Platforms to Learn Courses Online

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The 21st century has changed the way we think about and gain education. The conventional brick and mortar model of education is getting a serious run for its money by many other unconventional forms of learning. Some of these are online courses and Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs). While online courses still retain the basic format of learning followed in ...

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Kids Can Now Get Their Educations Crowdfunded With Wishbone!

Wishbone

Not every child has the opportunity to have an extended education but online crowd funding project, Wishbone, is giving the opportunity of extended education to more  children than before. So far Wishbone, the education crowd funding project, has provided academic summer camps and after-school program opportunities for eighty children who may not otherwise have received such an option. Wishbone currently ...

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Using eReaders for School and Work

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These days having a professional shared drive loaded with suggested reading is becoming popular. Loading and sharing PDFs and other technical documents is a must have for eReaders these days. Below are some tips to help you to take advantage of this new trend in sharing professional reading materials and getting the most out of your eReader.

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10 Really Weird Degree Programs

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Upon researching educational degree programs, you may find yourself running in to a degree program or two that leaves you wondering. These 10 really weird degree programs are just like that...

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The A-Z of Awesomeness: An Alternative Method of Learning the Alphabet

The future geeks of America are going to have about as much patience to learn in school as a mouse has patience to escape a mouse trap. Technology has minimized patience to a minimum, thanks to the speed of now. So, how are we going to teach future generations the essentials? Such as reading. The A-Z of Awesomeness caught my ...

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Japanese Robot Teaches Children

I really have to lay off the news from Akihabara and Tokyo. Every time I write about something that’s from Japan, it’s usually disgusting, weird or downright wrong. Here we have a robot that acts as a teacher for first graders in Japan. It can speak various languages, take attendance, and has over 18 motors for controlling facial expressions. Creepy? ...

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