2020 Look at Mental Health & Tech

How to use technology to promote a healthy state of mind.  What is mental health, and why is it important? Mental health is a combination of our psychological, emotional and social satisfaction. No matter the stage of life we’re in, mental health plays an important role in our overall well-being. It affects how we feel on a daily basis, the decisions we make, our relationships, and more. With the incorporation of technology in our daily lives, we’ve seen how it …

Top 10 Tips For Parents Who Are Dominating Distance Learning

To the super-parent who is crushing remote work, tackling chores and is making sure their child still excels in school—this is for you. Whether or not your child is taking standardized tests this year, staying on track is important to their school career. We’ve made a list of 5 ways you can help your child stay on track with school and 5 web apps to help you along the way. Here are 5 ways to keep you and your student …

Tech-Savvy Mother’s Day Contest

Do you have the most (or least) tech-savvy mom? Due to our current social climate, everyone’s embracing the virtual world like never before—even our moms. Is your mom schooling you on the latest tech trends and gadgets? Or, has your mom called you for a step-by-step tutorial on how to work the group chat? Mother’s Day is on Sunday, May 10, 2020, and we want you to tell us how your mom is facing the virtual world. Is she the …

Trick-AND-Treat Yourself this Halloween!

Dress up as your favorite movie or TV show character for Halloween this year, and you could win up to $500 in Visa Reward Cards. Submit a photo of yourself (or you and your friends) dressed up as your favorite character(s). We will choose a grand prize winner and two runner ups based on accuracy, creativity and compliance. Submissions will be accepted until 11:59 p.m. EST on 11/7/2019. HOW TO WIN Submit a photo of yourself in the link below …

Smart Tech for Seniors

With the increasing evolution technology is undergoing these days, there are more and more ways that people can use technology in their everyday lives, especially seniors. Many of the newest user-friendly gadgets can help enhance seniors day-to-day lives. Take a look to see the top smart devices seniors are using in their homes, for their health and in their everyday lives.

Assistive Technology for Special Education Teachers

Assistive technology is any kind of device that is designed to help a person with disabilities increase, maintain or improve their functional capabilities. With 6.5 million children in the US having some type of disability, having assistive technology in the classroom is becoming more crucial than ever. Being able to utilize technology in both lessons and activities is important to ensure all students are engaged and learning. From apps to pens, there are many different types of technology that teachers …

Social Media as a Learning Tool

Social media has become an important part of society in the 21st century. It’s hard to find a person who doesn’t have at least one form of social media, whether it be Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, or even Pinterest. With the youngest Millennials being about 25, there is a new school-age generation that does not remember a time before the internet.

Life Advice from Technology

Life Advice from Technology

We talk to people every day so it isn’t really surprising that smart assistants have changed how we interact with technology. Smart assistants such as Siri, Alexa or Google Assistant allow us to ask for what we need – be it check on the weather, find out which gas station is closest, or even tell us a joke. But how do people decide which ones to use? We decided to help out by putting each top smart assistant to the …

Amazon Alexa Skill

amazon alexa skill

With Alexa, the entertainment opportunities are endless. Make movie night easier than ever by using Alexa for volume control, turning on and off your TV and opening up your favorite streaming service. The best part? You can do it all without leaving the comfort of your couch.

Adult Learning Directory

Browse over 200+ tech resources for adults. From I.T. to coding to web and graphic design, this resource will allow you to find a class tailored to your interests. With the Adult Learning Directory you can see the duration, difficulty and cost of each class, giving you all the tools you need to make informed decisions.