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Apps for Classroom: How to Make Your Lessons More Interesting and Involve Children to Educational Process

Technology has entered the classroom. The only question is, is it helping your lesson or disrupting it? Yes, it’s very good at the latter. No matter how often we might yell at kids that they need to put away their smartphones, they’ll still find some way to peek and not pay attention. Fortunately, it’s not all bad news. You can also co-opt the device into your lessons and in that way make the learning experience better for all.

Here are some of the best apps to help you do exactly…


Posted on May 29, 2017 at 6:43am

Few Tips to Break Your Writer's Block and Find a New Inspiration

I don’t believe in writer’s block. Sure, people talk about it all the time. Some people really seem to suffer from it. The thing is I never have. I write thousands of words every single day, for my work and for my private life. My life depends on the written word. If I don’t write, I don’t eat.

And there is no better way to get over writer’s block than when you start to feel hungry. Believe me! Okay, sure. That might work for everybody. In that case, here are some other ideas that…


Posted on May 26, 2017 at 4:15am

The Most Popular Professions in 2020: What Should We Expect?

The world is changing so quickly that it sometimes seems like we’re spinning around the sun at an ever faster rate. What that means career wise is that you shouldn’t look to what is important now, but also what is going to be important in a few years’ time.

In that way, you won’t end up training yourself up for a job that won’t be in the market in a few years. So how do you do that? You look to what the future predicts. What are the many ways that jobs will change in the years to…


Posted on May 19, 2017 at 3:01am

8 Significant Challenges in Education Technology Today

It’s no secret that today’s education has evolved into something beautiful that our past generations could only dream of. Gadgets and applications are available to us almost instantly, with costs and accessibility reaching manageable levels with each passing day.

With that said, it’s also important to note that such drastic and impactful changes are hard on everyone who is unprepared for the challenges coming our way. The transition from old to new is not an easy one, so we are here…


Posted on May 2, 2017 at 3:13am

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