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The Knowledge Society: Empowering Canada’s Youth to be ‘Unicorns’

By Yasmin Ranade
In today’s world, if a teenager identifies an interest in a tech career, to be successful in tech at a global level requires an entrepreneurial mindset. Schools have a unique opportunity to adapt to the 21st century and expose teens to new career possibilities in tech, while developing the mindsets to be successful in this new industry,

Mathematics Software Supports Student Learning

By Yasmin Ranade
Waterloo-based Maplesoft, provider of mathematics-based software to STEM educators, researchers and engineers, has launched Maple Learn, a free, online learning tool to make it easier for students and researchers to analyse and solve mathematical problems. It is also cool to note that this software is powered by the world’s most powerful mathematics engine, which is used by NASA and the Canadian Space Agency.

Lockdowns Pose Challenges For Working Moms

By Christine Persaud
While the pandemic and various business and school lockdowns have been difficult for everyone, all around, there have been countless articles and studies to suggest that they are especially difficult for working mothers. Why?

Blue Light Blocking Glasses: Do They Work?

By Christine Persaud
Have you ever heard of blue light blocking glasses? A few months into virtual learning, a friend of mine sent me a link for a pair she bought for her two daughters and I was intrigued. But blue light blocking glasses aren’t just for kids: it’s big business for adults, too.

Buying a New TV? Here’s What You Should Know

By Christine Persaud
The holiday season is prime time (pardon the pun) for investing in a new television for the family living room – especially this year with people spending more time at home due to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. But the selection can be daunting and the terminology overwhelming.

The Latest Chromebooks To Consider For Distance Learning And More

By Christine Persaud
School boards are providing Chromebooks for students who need them. But some parents are using this as an opportunity to invest in a Chromebook their kids can use for personal activities as well, through the summer, and from year to year.