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Sep 21

A PARENT’S GUIDE TO HANDLING DIGITAL BEHAVIOR ISSUES

Original post by The Tech Edvocate: Digital technology has changed everything in our world, from how we communicate with friends to how we do our jobs. Nobody has embraced digital technology more than young people. Ask any teenager, and they’ll...

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Sep 19

WHY CODING SHOULD BE A COMPULSORY SUBJECT FOR STUDENTS

Original post by the Tech Edvocate:  The main role of the educational system is to teach children how to become responsible, productive citizens of society. Schools offer a variety of subjects to equip kids with the skills and knowledge needed...

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Sep 11

HOW TECHNOLOGY CAN HELP CONNECT OFF-CAMPUS STUDENTS

Source: http://www.thetechedvocate.org/technology-can-help-connect-off-campus-students/ Abstracts:  Connectivity Being on-campus definitely has an advantage when it comes to being connected with resources: most universities provide free wi-fi, libraries have a huge array of online journals and primary resources, and the university IT team is there...

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Sep 7

A PARENT’S GUIDE TO HANDLING DIGITAL BEHAVIOR ISSUES

Read full article here: http://www.theedadvocate.org/parents-guide-handling-digital-behavior-issues/ Digital technology has changed everything in our world, from how we communicate with friends to how we do our jobs. Nobody has embraced digital technology more than young people. Ask any teenager, and they’ll happily tell...

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Sep 5

TIPS THAT HELP PREPARE TEENS FOR UNIVERSITY

Abstracts from the Tech Edvocate: Online learning has been around for more than 30 years, but recent excitement around Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) has brought it fully into the public eye. In schools, online learning used to be a...

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Aug 30

8 ESSENTIAL DIGITAL LITERACY SKILLS THAT STUDENTS NEED

Source: http://www.thetechedvocate.org/8-essential-digital-literacy-skills-students-need/ Coding is a universal language and one that is useful whether a technical career is pursued or not. For example, having a basic understanding of HTML, CSS, and the like creates a shared understanding and a sense of knowing...

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Aug 28

REASONS TO TEACH ROBOTICS IN SCHOOLS

Original post by the Tech Edvocate: 1. Children find it fun There are several competitions for a range of age groups that can channel competitive instincts in a positive way. For example, asking children to build a robot from a...

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Aug 24

Tips to create a healthy approach to technology

Abstracts from the Tech Edvocate: Be aware of your own behavior. How much time do you spend in front of a screen, talking on your phone or watching TV? Like it or not, we are the role models for our...

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Aug 22

The next 10 total solar eclipses

Source: https://www.cnet.com/how-to/missed-the-solar-eclipse-here-are-the-next-10/ July 2, 2019 The maximum duration of the total eclipse will be 4 minutes, 32 seconds over the Pacific Ocean and, at its maximum, the path of totality for this eclipse will be 124 miles (200 kilometers) wide. It...

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Aug 17

BENEFITS OF VIRTUAL LABS

As technology is evolving, what are the benefits of virtual labs? Read below! Original post by the Tech Edvocate: Flexible access.Perhaps the most often cited benefit of any online learning is that it can be done at the student’s convenience...

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