Apr 172017
 

By Vanessa LoVerme Akhtar at Huffington Post…

Higher education is much the same today as it has been for generations. Though more people attend college now than ever before, post-secondary institutions remain notoriously slow to change – despite the shifting needs and demands of students. Just as technology is shifting the status quo across industries, digital advancements are calling for greater transformation in the field of higher education.

Source: Embracing Technology: Higher Education of the Future | HuffPost

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Mar 252017
 

By Jason Snell at MacWorld.com…

This winter has been packed with speculation about the future directions of the iPad product line, but nobody guessed that 2017’s first iPad announcement would be what we saw on Tuesday: An unexpected return of the original iPad line and the discontinuation of the iPad Air. The move was hardly exciting in terms of technology, but it could prove to be a smart and strategic one for the iPad as a whole.

Source: The $329 iPad could be just the thing for the education market | Macworld

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Mar 082017
 

What is the risk-reward of attending a 4-year college or university?​  Interesting article at LendEDU.com…

According to the College Board, for the 2016-2017 school year, the average total cost of attendance for an in-state public college is around $24,610. Even worse, attending an out-of-state public college costs around $39,890 this year while a private college costs $49,320, on average.With these high costs, it is crucial for students and their families to consider how they pay for their higher education. College savings accounts, grants and scholarships, and financial aid often knock out a portion of the bi

Source: LendEDU’s College Risk-Reward (CRRI) Indicator 2017 – Lendedu

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Dec 012016
 

By Alan Henry at LifeHacker.com…

From making sure they don’t fall for phishing scams to reminding them to never reveal personal information online, children just getting their start on the web may talk savvy, but still need a helping hand learning the stuff the rest of us know. Here are a few tips to get them started on the right foot.

Source: 10 Internet Safety Rules to Teach Children Before They Go Online

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