Is Technology Making Things Worse or Better When it Comes to Education?

Technology has started taking over classrooms across the globe in recent years. Many schools use tablets, laptops and other gadgets to help create technological skills and further increase engagement in the classroom. For example, Apple has always nurtured its relationship with students and teachers. It has increased to such measure that the Macbook Air was voted…

3 Reasons to Use PDFbear to Merge PDF Files

Having a lot of PDF files on your computer can sometimes be a pain in the neck, and sorting out can take up a lot of your time. Nowadays, numerous programs could sort everything out for you, and other methods could do all the merging for you. All you have to do is sit back…

Starting a Smart Home, Part One

This is the first of a series of articles on how to begin setting up your smart home. A lot of people nowadays have begun to equip their homes with “smart home” capabilities. However, I have still met people, including personal friends of mine, who are reluctant to have an Amazon Echo or Google Home…

5 Smart Ways to Utilize iPad Technology at School

Students today have been around Apple technology for most, if not all, of their lives. This means that they do not know what to do if they are in a classroom for eight hours a day without electronics. Technology is everywhere, and while it may sometimes bring unwanted texting into the classroom, it can also…

Teaching Skills that You Must Have With or Without the iPad

  Technology has drastically changed the way we educate our children. Instead of just writing in notebooks, students now can type their notes into their laptops, iPads, and even smartphones. Teachers, for their part, can also use their iPads to show videos, demonstrate concepts, and look up information at any time.  The use of handheld devices…

Being Amazon: How Does Artificial Intelligence Affect Online Store Search?

How has the behavior of users of online stores changed over the past 10 years? The Internet is oversaturated with information, and search is the only way to find relevant content, which is why Google controls the Internet. In e-commerce, a similar situation, only in miniature. The number of stores with 350K – 500K products…

Win an Apple Watch band from Monowear Design!

Monowear Design is in an American Company based in San Francisco, California. Their mission is to design “high-quality unique products at reasonable prices to reach more people.” I have been very impressed with my Monowear watch bands and reached out to them for a review and giveaway. If you’re an Apple fan, chances are already…

How To Use Your iPad Efficiently for Planning A Better University Life

Image from pixabay.com   There are so many things considered essential for university life nowadays, and an iPad is considered one of them by many students. iPads in the classroom are a common sight being used by both students and teachers to keep themselves up to date. But how does your iPad help you to plan a better university Life? Here are a few tips on how to…

App #55: Extempore – A Language Teacher’s Most Important Tool!

As a language educator, it is my goal for my students to be able to speak spontaneously in the target language. Every language teacher knows the challenge of getting all students to speak authentically in class. Here is an excellent tool that all foreign language teachers will love to have. Extempore is a service designed…

5 Impactful Ways the iPad Has Changed Teaching

Since the release of Apple’s iPad, there’s been an ongoing debate about whether or not the device should be used in schools to teach kids. Both sides of the argument were explored on The Verge, with one teacher stating that the iPad has helped him save time in grading, returning papers, and printing lesson documents. While…