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Astound teaches you how to confidently communicate in a variety of situations, from giving a presentation to going on a date. A voice and speech coaching app created by a professional voice coach and speech therapist, Astound features over 100 articulation, breathing, phonation, and stretching exercises to make you a better speaker. There are over 30 exercises available for free, but beyond that, you...
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To say that educating refugees is complicated and challenging is an understatement. Displaced people are in a constant state of flux so reliable access to formal learning can be hard to come by. In the Kakuma Refugee camp in Northwest Kenya, one of the largest in the world, there are 186,000 refugees. A significant percentage have experienced interruption...
Looking at the list of the most re-tweeted tweets tells us something about the culture and mindset of social technology; topping it is Japanese billionare Yusaku Maezawa who promised to give away 100 million yen ($924.3k USD) to ...
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"Techfugees is a non-profit coordinating the international tech community’s response to the needs of refugees, asylum seekers, and displaced people. It exists to empower the displaced with technology." (About Techfugees) Confronting a Growing Problem In 2015, rising conflicts in the Middle East and Northern Africa led to an influx of refugees in Europe and a glob...
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Before co-founding Epic!, Kevin Donahue worked at Google in Strategic Partnerships and was a member of YouTube’s original team, serving as Vice President of Content and the company’s first head of marketing. There, he led the company’s early content and media strategy and established partnerships with major entertainment and media companies. Prior to Yo...
Every day our staff writers share their favorite stories on technology and learning: 1. Irish students tackle sectarianism at world's largest digital mapping conference. Full story from Independent.ie 2. Deg...
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Our staff writers share their favorite stories on technology and learning: 1. These three tech tools can tell you if a tech tool enhances learning. Full story from the 74 Million 2. Why active learning skills are necessary in ...
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Every day our staff writers share their favorite stories on technology and learning: 1. YouTube introduces new educational feature, Learning Playlists. Full story from the Verge 2. A biodegradable edtech toy teaches kids to care about the environment.
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Every day our staff writers share their favorite stories on technology and learning: 1. VR allows students to learn precision agricultural techniques. Full story from Mississippi State University 2. The educational power of, and controversy around, Instapoetry.