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Teens: Learn the Distinctions between These Words (2)

Accept Vs. Except One of the most common mistakes in English is to confuse accept and except. Accept is a verb, which means to agree to take something: I accept that I should have applied for the job earlier”. Except is a preposition or conjunction, which means not including: “I get up at 8:00am every [...]

BACK TO SCHOOL: Check Out These Fashionable Backpacks Just In Time For Resumption

Backpacks are synonymous with students, just as fish is to water. But there is more to backpacks than just another thing to put your school books in, they can also define your style! Also, because you have to dress in a uniform, what better way to make a fashion statement than with your shoes and [...]

Some Ways Students Use Technology To Cheat In Tests And Exams

Back in the day, all cheating involved was spying at a neighbor’s paper or copying your friend’s homework. The really hardened ones wrote the answers to a test or examination on little scraps of papers called chips, wrote on their thighs, on desks, or mathematical sets. But in today's world, cheating has taken a new dimension [...]

How To Make Wise Donations That Help the Real People In Need

Tragedies seem to be the new normal in the world we live in today. We hear reports of people displaced from their homes by natural disasters, terrorists and other sad events they never saw coming; while some even solicit money on television networks and social media to treat several medical conditions. As humans, we naturally [...]

3 Things You Must Do To Make Yourself Stand Out As a Brand

To become a brand, you must combine your business’s values with what your customers want, and where you want to be in the minds of people. Do you know why? You are a customer yourself, and I bet you will not hand over your money to someone just because they ask for it, or when [...]

Remarkable People, Places and Events – Mark Elliot Zuckerberg

Mark Elliot Zuckerberg  is an American programmer, Internet entrepreneur, and philanthropist. He is the chairman, chief executive, and co-founder of the social networking website Facebook. His net worth is estimated to be US$51.2 billion, as of June 2016. Together with his college roommates and fellow Harvard University students Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum, Dustin Moskovitz, and [...]

3 Benefits of TEEN-ADULT FRIENDSHIPS on Social Media That You Never Thought Of

There are lots of good reasons why adults are warned against befriending teenagers who are not family, even when their motives are honourable especially on social media. One of the reasons is that because teens are impressionable, and not as worldly and experienced as adults; it is possible for improper feelings to develop into a [...]

Building A Personal Learning Network (PLN)

Personal Learning Network Personal Learning Environment (PLE)  is a self-directed learning space; a virtual  framework that consists of tools to collect, curate and construct knowledge that is customized to an individual’s learning goals and interests. A PLE can be created independently, building and collecting content sources from the Web, including creating content through blogs, podcasts, [...]

See Interesting Ways People Are Using WHATSAPP Worldwide

A billion people, or more now use the social and messaging app, WhatsApp monthly; but not just to maintain connections with friends and family, but also making it possible for news organisations to reach the far-flung corners of the globe where they are often blocked by the governments of those lands. Take these examples for [...]

Heard of the Latest Social Media App Yet? It’s Called PEACH

According to teen fashion website, teenvogue.com, Peach is a hybrid of Twitter and Snapchat. Like Snapchat, it’s only available as an app — there’s no web interface — and you are connected only to your friends, not your followers. And like Twitter, the app lets you write short posts too. But Peach goes a step [...]

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