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France Issues School Ban For Smartphones

France Issues School Ban For Smartphones When I was at school, smartphones were not really a thing. The worst thing our teachers had to contend with was us occasionally using ...

August 2, 2018 at 10:29 am by
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Algeria And Iraq Shut Down Internet To Prevent Exam Cheats

Algeria and Iraq Turn Off Internet To Prevent Exam Cheaters Very soon, the world over, millions of people at school or colleges are going to be taking their end of year exams. ...

June 29, 2018 at 1:00 pm by
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Petition For Teachers To Qualify For Amazon Prime Discount

Petition Launches To Extend Student Discount On Amazon Prime To Teachers Although not necessary for everyone, I must confess that having an Amazon Prime membership does have ...

June 29, 2018 at 11:20 am by
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UK Culture Secretary Proposes Schools Ban Mobile Phones

UK Culture Secretary Proposes All Schools Should Ban Mobile Phones I consider myself somewhat lucky that going through school, owning a phone was never a thing. Well, ...

June 20, 2018 at 12:30 pm by
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PC Building Simulator May Soon Be Used In Schools

PC Building Simulator May Soon Be In Schools PC Building Simulator launched last month and so far it has been very successful. With reported sales in excess of 100,000 units, ...

May 2, 2018 at 2:57 pm by
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Bomb Threats At UK Schools Revealed As Minecraft Server Feud

Bomb Threats At UK Schools Turns Out To Be Based on a Minecraft Feud In the world of online gaming, I’m sure that many of us have gotten into an argument with someone. ...

March 20, 2018 at 4:22 pm by
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Facebook Pledges Funding in ‘Digital Ambassadors’ to Help Anti Bullying Training in Schools

Can ‘Digital Ambassadors’ really work? Facebook is in the middle of a PR quagmire. Following allegations of being utilized for political influence or the spread of ...

October 16, 2017 at 2:44 pm by
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MacBooks Are Being Replaced by ChromeBooks at Tim Cook’s Old High School

Apple MacBooks have been used in the education sector for some time and it’s not uncommon for students to given one to help with their studies. One notable example is ...

June 20, 2016 at 3:00 pm by

The 42 Team Looks to Create Free Coding Schools

We are often told that we have to learn to program, in a world where everything is running on 1’s and 2’s knowing how software works by making even the simplest of ...

May 18, 2016 at 10:00 am by

How To Stop Cheats? Shut Down The Internet!

When it comes to the internet, the idea is that no single point failing can ever stop it with node after node picking up the slack from a single point failing. So how do you ...

May 17, 2016 at 10:40 pm by

Science Textbooks to Contain Illustrations by XKCD’s Randall Munroe

The popular webcomic XKCD has shown for years how well science, technology and humour can be mashed together through the medium of stick figures. Fans of the webcomic created ...

March 23, 2016 at 10:45 am by

Amazon is Creating a Platform to Share Educational Materials

When you are a teacher, or anyone involved in training, you often spend more time creating resources and finding ways to reinforce a message rather than just hammering it home ...

March 12, 2016 at 9:15 am by

BBC Micro Bit Shipping Date Revealed

BBC’s Micro Bit pocket-sized and programmable computer is an amazing little piece of technology, but the best of all is that one million of them will be given free to ...

February 29, 2016 at 9:40 am by
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eSports to Join the Curriculum in a Norwegian High School

It seems like such a great profession, being paid sums of money to play games all day. Much like being a real athlete, becoming an eSports player requires far more dedication ...

January 16, 2016 at 3:30 pm by

Kid Banned From Wearing Star Wars T-Shirt in School

A 7th grade school student has been banned from wearing his Star Wars: The Force Awakens T-shirt at his US school. Colton Southern was told by faculty at George Junior High ...

December 13, 2015 at 3:46 pm by


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