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teachers are using emojis to help students learn

Emojis have fast become an essential part of 21st century communication, and they are now reportedly finding their way into the classroom. According to the Times Educational Supplement (TES), growing numbers of teachers are using emojis to help children engage with their studies. Charlotte Hodgson, an English teacher at Avonbourne College in ...

amazon’s alexa will reward children for saying please and thank you

Alexa, the virtual assistant created by Amazon, has been modified so that it can offer positive feedback to children who speak politely. The new function, ‘Magic Word’, addresses some parents' concerns that use of the technology was teaching their offspring to sound officious or even rude. The feature has been developed to ...

new google maps feature lets you go to space

Google Maps is no longer just for getting directions here on Earth. You can now explore numerous planets, moons and the International Space Station using a brand new feature. The feature uses imagery captured by the Cassini spacecraft, which was launched 20 years ago and finally burned up in Saturn's atmosphere ...