Author: Ellen McCarthy

21 May
10 Smart Tricks to Help You Stick to Your Digital Detox

After a year on screens, this year many of us challenged ourselves to take a break from the online world, to log off and look up at the world reopening around us. However, as January turned to February and then nearly half the year flew...

06 May
Use Tech for Good This Deaf Awareness Week

This week, the 3rd to the 9th of May, is Deaf Awareness Week, when members of the Deaf community come together to raise the profile of deafness, the beauty of Deaf culture, and the needs that 1 in 6 people (who are Deaf or hard...

30 Apr
How to Stay Digitally Healthy This Exam Season

As students go into their second summer of exams in lockdown, having been learning only for over a year it is no wonder that everyone from young children to students at university is feeling the rub. Exams are stressful at the best of times with...

18 Apr
How to Make the Most of Your Digital Detox Time

If you are just starting your digital detox journey, or even if you've been at it for a while, it can be difficult to know how to make the most of your digital detox time. We know that even in 2019 adults were spending upwards...

09 Apr
Banning mobile phones in school can improve academic performance

For the last year we have all been working and studying from home. Our children have been learning exclusively online. Whilst the evidence has been mounting, we have not had time to examine the theory that banning phones improves academics because we simply did not...