ARTICLES

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...

active social media use
16 Apr
Why You Should Be Active, Not Passive, On Social Media

Social media is no antagonist. It allows us to stay in contact with friends: sharing updates, stories, stories. We can follow and grow our interests across various platforms. We can connect with causes and campaigns we care about. With so many aspects of our lifestyles...

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...

handwriting
06 Apr
We Remember More by Writing on Paper than on Mobile Devices

Neuroscientists at the University of Tokyo have found that writing on paper helps our brains to remember information better than taking notes on a tablet or smartphone does. The team of researchers asked 48 students to copy down a schedule given to them, with equal numbers...

02 Apr
How to Get Back On Track When You’re Struggling with Screentime

After a tough year stuck at home and living exclusively through our devices it is no wonder that many of us are struggling with screentime. In a Washington Post profile, people from all walks of life examined their screentime as it had increased during the...

26 Mar
The Growing Problem with Digital Burnout

Most of us will know someone who has dealt with burnout (maybe even digital burnout). Perhaps we saw them struggle with the physical and emotional toll of it, or perhaps we have hear about it second hand. Either way many of us will now think...

digital addiction
23 Mar
5 Ways to Deal with Digital Addiction

Are suffering from digital addiction? Here are 5 tips to help you re-examine your relationship with tech and break free from its grip....