Education Technology

Cardboard Question Box Beats Google Search Box Any Day

Lizanne Foster | Posted 12.02.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Lizanne Foster

Something I love about my job is when my students tell me something that "blows my mind" (in teenspeak). Being a teacher of teens means that I am frequently having to adjust what I thought I knew about a whole range of issues. The most recent adjustment has been to what I thought I knew about teens' relationship with the Internet.

Seven Ways Technology Is Affecting Our Children

Samantha Kemp-Jackson | Posted 09.04.2012 | Canada Living
Samantha Kemp-Jackson

Not only are we enamored with the ability to send and receive information in a digital format, but our children are equally smitten. I hear more and more parents bemoaning the fact that they're not able to retrieve their iPad or laptop from their young child who is busy surfing the web, watching videos or playing games on the device. Here are the top seven ways that digital technology has affected our children -- the good and the bad.

Why Age Doesn't Matter When It Comes To Technology

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 06.22.2012 | Canada Living

Marion Mills first taught herself how to use a computer at the ripe age of 70. "I became curious about computers and I'm totally self-taught," she ...