Posts Tagged“education”

(Photo Credit: Kevin Jarrett / Flickr) Prevailing logic would suggest that video games are a waste of time for children. Few would recommend video games to build future career skills, but perhaps that conception will change. Increasing evidence suggests that playing video games may help develop the knowledge and skills necessary to pursue a career in architecture. Here are eight reasons why aspiring architects should consider playing more video games. 1. Improved Hand-Eye Coordination. Whether using an AutoCAD program or drawing plans by hand, architects need good hand-eye coordination as an architect. Nothing provides better training in this area than…

Planning to travel with kids? To make the holiday more meaningful, consider visiting one of the destinations that we will recommend below. In these places, you will not only be able to bond and have fun with the family, but the little ones will also learn a thing or two. Athens, Greece  In Athens, kids will be taken back in time through ancient ruins. It used to be the center of Ancient Greece and so a visit to Athens will be an interesting history lesson. Among others, one of the best attractions is the Acropolis, which is home to ancient…

Only have Grade 12 left to worry about? As excited as you are to be on top of the heap in high school, soon you’ll be facing down the next step in your life – college. Think about it seriously now, and picking a college will be less difficult come next February. It may be pricey, but it is a necessary investment these days, as most worthwhile employment requires a 4-year degree at an accredited university. It is worth what a high school diploma was a generation ago, so don’t brush this fact of life off. That said, there is…

With summer upon us, we see lots of things growing. Grass, flowers, and trees are all at full-speed with the warm temperatures approaching. But the best thing you and your kids could grow this summer could be a family tree. Conducting a family history and ancestry search is easier than ever with so many digital tools at your disposal like digitally archived newspapers. And if you have kids, you have some skilled tech users in the home who can really enhance your own work on the effort. It really gives you the best of both worlds. Your kids will still have a lot of…

Technology has brought amazing changes to our lives and one of the most valuable changes is in the way that people are able to learn. The internet makes it possible for people all over the world to access quality education without having to be present in a classroom, and a lot of that education is free. Internet Based Learning Helps Younger Students Become Math Masters Math is such an important subject for kids to master, but classroom lessons that have to cater for 30 or more students of differing abilities don’t come anywhere near close to making sure that all…