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Trending Entertainment Genres that every parent should know

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With the Covid changing many aspects and expectations of media, the last two years have been a whirlwind for the entertainment industry, with streaming platforms proliferating and viewing fragmenting as young consumers are spending most of their quarantine time online. Based on our research, we saw the increased demand in 2020 for entertainment, sparking major […]

What to do if you’re being bullied on a social network

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Bullying on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, WhatsApp, Instagram, Snapchat or TikTok With the increase of social networking sites, online activity and messaging apps, cyberbullying is on the increase. Most of the apps and social networking sites are for people aged 13 and over. They also state that bullying, abusive behaviors which includes harassment, impersonation and identity […]

Digital Storytelling Fosters Authentic Learning For Your Child

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Everybody loves stories, no matter if we are hearing them or telling them. Exploring digital storytelling in your classroom connects students to an age-old practice in an entirely modern way. Storytelling has a rich history as a communication tool in various guises, from cave drawings, through the oral storytelling tradition in many cultures, to its […]

Why Media Literacy Matters For Your Child?

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Part of media literacy is the crucial ability to determine the reliability of all that information. Media literacy has become a more important consideration in our children’s futures than ever. Educators must be familiar with the media’s role in our changing woguiderld. It’s here to stay as the main component of how society shares information […]

Using Social Media For Classroom Research

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Did you know it’s possible for students to use social media as a classroom research tool? Over the years social media has evolved from being a mere communication platform where people can connect with their long-time friends. It has matured into a platform where people conduct real business in addition to just making connections. Facebook […]

How Has Technology Has Changed Education

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Much like death and taxes, education is an essential part of human life. In fact, unlike death and taxes, education is a part of the rest of the animal kingdom as well. Teaching the young is simply something that we do—helping them understand the world, make better choices and pass knowledge on to the next […]

Developing Your Child’s Online Research and Content Analysis Skills

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Teaching online research skills to our learners Is crucial for many reasons. You already know as a teacher that you can communicate the answers to many questions in your classes quite quickly. Your students can frantically write down everything you say, read the textbooks you use in your lessons, and learn by discussing ideas with […]

Lets build healthier relationships with technology!

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How can we build healthier relationships with technology? While, of course, social media has its benefits, it has also taken over young people’s relationships and is constructing their daily reality—homework, weekend plans, flirting, friendship, their sense of self and belonging—all within a system that is designed to capture and monetize our attention. In this unprecedented […]

How Has The Digital Tool Impacted Our Kids’ Grammar

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We cannot deny the fact that the entrance of technology and digital tools has made a huge impact on our lives. Realised it or not, it has changed the way we consume media from the business industry like marketing to how our children are learning. It is so much easier, faster and convenient. But is […]

IOT – Internet Of Things (Basic Info – Need To Know)

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What is the Internet of Things (IoT)? Our homes have become even more connected. More families are buying internet-enabled devices such as smart speakers, toys that connect to the internet and even Bluetooth enabled toothbrushes. In this article, we explain what is meant by the ‘Internet of Things’ and how to use these devices safely […]