Tag: back-to-school

5 Essential Software & Apps for College and University Students

By Christine Persaud
This year, starting or continuing college or university is more stressful than ever, especially if some or even all of the learning is happening remotely. Here are some pieces of software and apps that can help ease the stress.

Tech for Last Minute Back-to-School Shopping

By Christine Persaud
Finished your back-to-school shopping? Or maybe you only think you have. Inevitably, as with every year, there are always those last-minute items you forget to grab in time, or don’t even realize you need until school has started.

Affordable Tech Gadgets for Teachers

By Christine Persaud
As we gear up to face another school year full of uncertainty , back-to-school shopping is tough to decipher, particularly so for teachers. . And if virtual school will be on the menu once again, which it seems could be the case across Canada, teachers will want to be better prepared for this upcoming school year. Here are some useful and affordable, tech gadgets teachers can consider for using at home.

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.

Don’t Want An iPad, Galaxy, Or Microsoft Tablet? Here Are Some Great Alternatives

By Christine Persaud
When it comes to tablets, there’s no question that the Apple iPad and Samsung Galaxy devices are tops. And sometimes, given the affordable pricing, you could even include Microsoft convertibles like the Surface Go 2 in the “tablet” category as well. But these aren’t the be all, end all, of the tablet market.

Back-to-School 2020 Checklist Part 2: Safety, Health, & Wellness Gear

By Christine Persaud
In the first part of this feature, we covered the tech essentials you need for heading back to school, including a computer, printer, smartphone, and software. But this year, there’s a whole other category of gear that students will need. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, products that will help keep students safe and in good health are essential.