Monthly Archives: January 2015

Five year old kids learn about computer coding in British schools

The world is aware about President Obama’s ConnectED initiative and other similar programs that aim to modernize the education system in the country. Now, politicians from the United Kingdom have taken similar steps to change their education system. Let’s take … Continue reading

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Are smart phone applications good enough to teach languages?

These are thousands of android and iOS applications that can help you learn various languages from around the world for free. But are these apps good enough to replace one-to-one teaching or classroom teaching? Let’s take a look at two … Continue reading

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YouTube Can Prove To Be the Best Tool for Spreading Education

Stats released by Google’s video sharing site suggest that people in 61 countries around the world watch videos every day. Overall, people watch six billion hours of videos on YouTube. Fortunately, several educational institutes, Universities, non-profit organizations have started uploading … Continue reading

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Radio can also be used as a tool to help learning

    This is the era of smart phones, tablet PCs. President Obama plans to replace all the textbooks in the United States with digital e-learning solutions by 2018. Unfortunately, in some parts of the world, students are not even … Continue reading

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Why States are taking initiatives for digitalization of education

President Obama’s ConnectED initiative aims to connect students and teachers with high speed internet within next five years. This will allow students to experience digital classrooms and learn using digital software solutions. To support this initiative, Apple pledged to donate … Continue reading

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Is choosing the best LMS really difficult?

According to data released by research and advisory firm Bersin & Associates, companies in the United States spent around $1.8 billion on learning management systems (LMS) in 2013-2014. These systems are designed to assist school/ college kids as well as … Continue reading

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Is iPad really beneficial for school kids?

Technology never comes cheap, but tablet PCs can actually help parents by reducing annual educational expenditure for kids. The world is still confused about iPad’s merits and demerits as tool for education. One of the first five studies that tagged … Continue reading

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Gadgets are making learning easy for disabled children

According to data released by National Center for Learning Disabilities, five per cent of children in the United States are diagnosed with learning disabilities. Another fifteen per cent kids suffering from learning disabilities do not identify themselves. Fortunately,  gadgets are … Continue reading

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