Tag Archive: children

Nov 04 2011

4 critical unresolved issues of online learning

Worldwide, many programmes have been implemented to increase learning through the Internet, but there are a number of consequences in unduly relying on this medium. Four are discussed. Last week, LIME announced it would be involved in delivering an interactive curriculum, based on the Caribbean Secondary Examination Certificate (CSEC). The curriculum, called “Learning on LIME”, …

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Oct 21 2011

Are schemes offering laptops to students really effective?

One Laptop Per Student programmes appear to be all the rage in the Caribbean, but do they work? The post highlights 5 key concerns regarding their effectiveness. Over the last two to three years, Caribbean governments have made a concerted effort to promote, to varying degrees, Universal Access to computers. For example, in Guyana, the …

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Jul 22 2011

How safe is your mobile phone?

In a recent post, we discussed the most recent stance on health risks associated with mobile phones. Now, we focus on the safety levels of specific devices. The dramatic upsurge in mobile phone use in recent years means that our bodies are experiencing even greater exposure to non-ionising radiation. More importantly, this use is expected to …

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Jul 12 2011

Can your mobile phone make you sick?

This post aims to highlight some of the current findings and concerns on the health risks associated with mobile/cellular phone use. Are there risks associated with mobile/cell phone use? The short answer is YES. Over the last few weeks there has been considerable discussion in the media about the fact that in May, the International …

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May 24 2011

5 tips to keep your children safe online

Although it might not make the news very often, children can be exposed to a whole host of threats online. Many parents recognise that in this day and age, their children must be allowed access to computers and to the Internet, but are quite concerned about the dangers that exist. Suggested in this post are …

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