Braille Cards: Good for Kids and Adults

Braille Cards: Good for Kids and Adults Most of us have encountered Braille text at some point, often on signage or on elevators or next to restroom doors. Even though most of us know how Braille is customarily used, it usually isn’t something we think about unless we have a blind child or other family member. However, there can be advantages to learning this adaptive language through tactile graphics even if you have healthy eyesight or have no blind family members or friends. Expanding Children’s’ Horizons If you have children,…

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Google I/O 2019: How to Watch Livestream, Keynote Timing, What to Expect

Google I/O 2019: Google is likely to announce multiple hardware products during the keynote Highlights Google I/O 2019 might be used to details new Android Q features We also expect to see a new Android Q developer beta Event highlights will be available on the Google I/O 2019 website The 2019 edition of Google I/O – the search giant’s annual developer conference – is set to start today, and we are expecting some major announcements such as the unveiling of the Pixel 3a duo, Android Q, smart home devices, and…

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Mi A3, Mi A3 Lite Tipped to Sport Snapdragon 700-Series SoCs

The Xiaomi Mi A-series is part of the Android One software program Highlights Xiaomi Mi A3 and Mi A3 Lite are in development The phones could sport Qualcomm Snapdragon 700-series SoCs The Android One smartphones from Xiaomi are quite popular in India Xiaomi’s popular Mi A-series has been a fan-favourite for many reasons, the biggest of which is the Android One software that puts stock Android on the device. There is also the promise of faster software updates and security patches, and the familiar interface on quality affordable Xiaomi hardware.…

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Singapore’s coding education shows how much HK is lagging behind

Earlier, we talked about a team in Singapore that develops teaching resources on computer coding, which were then localized and introduced in Hong Kong. Many people are curious to know: why do these people choose Singapore as a base for a coding project? The answer cannot be simpler: in terms of startup spirit and emphasis on computer coding, Singapore is far ahead of Hong Kong. When I met with people from the Consulate of Singapore for lunch, I listened to their ambitious plans about the future – that all civil…

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The Soul of University Education

Dr Winnie Tang, Harbour Times columnist. Universities in Hong Kong and abroad are hard-pressed to prove their worth to students – through dramatically improved job prospects – and to society, through ‘quality of life’ improving policy and scientific breakthroughs. While those goals are eminently worthy and necessary, they must be achieved while also delivering the deeper mission of promoting our core values as a society and elevating mankind. Fortunately, we can do it all – if we avoid narrow thinking and keep the big picture in mind. Delivering the goods…

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For The Love of Reading and Learning

Teachers use a range of approaches to teach reading and the best teachers use an arsenal of techniques in order to keep their students engaged. There’s no doubt that helping to instill a love of reading is a very significant accomplishment for a teacher, as any student who begins to engage with books has a good chance at becoming a highly engaged and accomplished student. Many Approaches To Engaging Students The truth is that children do have different styles of learning, but ultimately, it’s important that a child be able…

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Survey: Teachers remain lukewarm on ed tech’s impact on classrooms

. Dive Brief: Educators remain cautious of the hype around ed tech, with less than a third reporting that they’ve changed their teaching styles or philosophies based on ed tech innovations, Education Week reports. Other findings from a new survey conducted by the Education Week Research Center include that while another 29% do feel ed tech is transformational, the statistics indicate technology has yet to make huge differences in the typical classroom, with many tech solutions and implementations running counter to narratives portrayed around the multi-billion dollar ed tech industry. Key factors…

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10 Most Useful Educational Tips for Students

During your years as a student, it is essential to identify practical ways of studying, and especially those that work for you. There isn’t a one size fits all approach on matters studies. You have probably realised this, by now. This drive to gain more knowledge is mostly fueled by the fact that visionaries have inspired a significant portion of the marvels we enjoy today, in their quest for knowledge. More so, our progress in the society relies on progressive thinking. It could be why you are consideringpreventive cardiology fellowship.…

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Cyber attacks and The Importance of Planning Ahead

In 2019, companies face more sophisticated cyber attacks than ever before. Corporate attacks are a frequent occurrence and often leave businesses with big costs and damages to mitigate. By 2021, cybercrime is projected to become the most profitable criminal sector in the world; it is important that companies plan ahead and create a corporate climate of security and awareness. An essential part of any cybersecurity system is an incident response. Cyber incident response planning should be on the agenda of every companies’ cybersecurity team. When attacks hit, it is imperative…

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5 best education apps for Android

Mobile technology is an amazing thing. It’s one of the most revolutionary productivity tools of all time, but it doesn’t end there. You can use your smartphones and tablets to help teach yourself new skills and learn new things. Here are the best education apps for Android! HERE ARE SOME MORE EXCELLENT EDUCATION APPS! EdX Price: Free DOWNLOAD ON GOOGLE PLAY EdX is one of the more unique education apps. Instead of offering courses from professionals, it offers courses from actual colleges. You won’t get a legitimate college degree out of…

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