technology

What Educators can learn from Technology and the Olympics

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Jan 29, 2018 /
Dr. Jessie Voigts's picture

Educators can learn quite a bit from the technology used during the Olympics. The Olympics – similar to a classroom? How can this be? 

 

Can Technology Be a Distraction in Education?

Bert Maxwell's picture

Over the recent few years, the impact of technology on our day to day lives is undeniable. Every sector and industry has undergone revolutionary changes, as gadgets have become an essential part of their everyday operation. In the light on these things, a huge question always comes up, especially when it comes to education - that whether technology is only helpful or a distraction.

Innovative Technologies Used to Educate Students in International Schools

Bert Maxwell's picture

The Independent Schools Council (ISC) released a report saying that the demand for international schools in Asia has increased. There are about 1,003 English-medium international schools in Southeast Asia alone, taking in 371,500 students altogether. However, the most peculiar thing was observed when they conducted this research. It seems the demand is not just coming from expatriate families, but that the majority of it is coming from local families. 
 

3 ways to afford gadgets

Bert Maxwell's picture

Why should you spend extra money on all of the technology that you love to use? Sure, everyone loves the latest phones, video games, computers, and other gadgets. But why don't you just save up your money, so that you can enjoy the 'old' technology that's hardly a few years older than the newest gadgets? That way, you can have functional things that you can still enjoy using, and only spend your money on the newest technology that you really want. Here are some tips, for how you can save up and budget your money, while still buying lots of fun and cool extra gadgets for yourself:

The Most Stylish and Functional Wearable Tech for Men this 2016

Bert Maxwell's picture

As was evident in this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES), emerging technologies like wearable tech, virtual reality, augmented reality, and smart cars are set to transform the way we work, commute, play, and exercise. While it may take many years before some of the more radical new technologies receive widespread consumer adoption, many of us have already begun investing in wearable devices—such as smartwatches and fitness trackers—in a bid to make our lives healthier and more productive.