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Posted April 23, 2015 by

Ten Ways to Improve Education through Technology

An IT classroom laptops on the desks and an interactive white board with blank screens to add your own image or text

An IT classroom with laptops on the desks and an interactive white board with blank screens to add your own image or text. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

The past twenty five years have seen huge advances in technology. You only need to look at your current mobile phone with all its apps and features, and then compare it to the brick you were carrying around way back then to see the proof.

Disappointingly however, these advances in technology also have a downside. Children of today are now transfixed with all the computer games, the Internet, social media, iPods, and of course their mobile phones. No longer are children inclined to read a book, play outside with their friends or do the kind of activities that children use to do in previous generations. Furthermore the use of calculators and the spell checker on computers has taken away the very basics that are needed to lay the foundations of a good education, namely basic arithmetic and spelling.

Yet in spite of this, there are benefits to be gained through the use of technology in the educational environment. Most households in non third world countries now have access to a computer. This has been the main contributor to improvements in education, and through its use there are many ways to improve education through technology. (more…)

Posted August 11, 2014 by

Looking for Your First Entry Level Job? 5 Tips to Get You on Your Way

If you are going after your first entry level job, check out the following post for some helpful tips that can get you going in the right direction.

You’ve invested time and effort in years of education. You’ve gained some work experience, either per hour or via internships. And perhaps you’ve had a few sleepless nights thinking “what now??” And now, with graduation and celebrations way behind you and summer almost over, it is time to step into the real world – and find

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