Tag: distance learning

Tech Categories That Are Growing Like Wildfire Due To The Pandemic

By Christine Persaud
Wearable devices, portable Bluetooth speakers, and truly wireless headphones are a few of the popular big categories from the past few years. But in 2020, largely due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there are specific categories of products that are picking up steam that might not necessarily have been on the radar before, or at least not been quite as popular as they are now.

Virtual STEM Program for Girls

By Yasmin Ranade
To provide youth the opportunity to explore the world of science, technology, trades, engineering, and mathematics, the Canadian Association for Girls In Science (CAGIS) has launched a new national membership program for girls and gender non-binary your age 7 – 16.

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.

Back-to-School 2020 Checklist Part 1: Tech You Need

By Christine Persaud
Regardless of which back to school option you choose, kids will resume their education come September. And there are products and gear they’ll need and/or can use, whether they’ll be working from home or in a classroom.
So what will they need in terms of technology?

Navigating Change – New Work Realities Supported by Online Learning

By Yasmin Ranade
How we work continues to be impacted by social distancing and the closure of offices, for many. Business communication and productivity has found a way, nonetheless, with digital communication and learning applications providing a strong foundation.

Distance Learning: Software, Computers, and What Parents Need To Know

By Christine Persaud
What do parents need to know about distance learning and how can they approach it without getting overwhelmed? Distance learning has been “optional” but it’s worthwhile not only to ensure kids continue their learning but also to develop both theirs and your understanding of tech. Here are a few tips.