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Special Device Help Prevent Suddent Infant Death

Special Device Help Prevent Suddent Infant Death

Researchers from Germany's Fraunhofer Institute for Reliability and Microintegration IZM in Berlin has developed a new breathing sensor system that help prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). This syst...

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University Installs Grass Lawn in School Library

University Installs Grass Lawn in School Library

Cornell University has built a grass lawn inside their school library as a part of a project of their institution's Department of Design and Environmental Analysis. The department is currently conducting a r...

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Wash Your Clothes in a Portable Washing Machine [Video]

Wash Your Clothes in a Portable Washing Machine [Video]

Meet, the Scrubba, a portable washing machine, in form of a bag. This wash bag, allows people to do their laundry, on-the-go. The Scrubba is a lightweight, foldable bag that features small nodules to help sc...

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Fart-Deodorizing Underwear Sold in Japan

Fart-Deodorizing Underwear Sold in Japan

Thanks to Japan's new invention, the Deoest underwear, extreme farters can now release their foul smelling gas and prevent people near them from fainting. It is a fart-deodorizing underwear, created by Profe...

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Polaroid Launches Tablet For Kids

Written on January 10, 2013 by Lulu

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The new Polaroid Tablet is integrated with parental controls to give your kids a safe browsing environment

Polaroid launches an Android tablet especially made for children. The Polaroid PTAB750 7 educates and entertains kids while at home or on the go. It is a 7-inch tablet that runs on an Android 4.0 OS.

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University Installs Grass Lawn in School Library

Written on December 21, 2012 by Lulu

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To help students relieve stress and fatigue, the Cornell University installs real grass lawn in their school library

Cornell University has built a grass lawn inside their school library as a part of a project of their institution’s Department of Design and Environmental Analysis.

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LED Guitar Teaches People to Play the Guitar [Video]

Written on June 27, 2012 by Avlya Jaie

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The Fretlight guitar is embedded with LED lights, that guides learners which strings to place your fingers on

Learning how to play the guitar won’t be as difficult with the Fretlight guitar, an amazing instrument that makes it possible for beginners to have a fun learning experience.

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Infographic: Getting Better Grades Through Social Media

Written on June 22, 2011 by Japhet Writ

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Students who spend more than 61 minutes on social media tend to get higher grades, than those who don't.

Who says Social Media can’t help students get better grades in school? In fact, Master in Education posted an infographic showing that students who use social media acquire better grades in school. The reason? Because they tend to create study groups without the need of encouragement from their instructors. More over, students who use social media finds a way on how to discuss and relate to issues in and out of their schools.

To learn more, see the infographic after the skip.

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Motivating Students Through Social Media and Game Theory

Written on May 27, 2011 by Japhet Writ

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Education need not to be daunting. Social media and online games can provide a way on how to make a student successful in school and beyond.

Social media and online games can potentially convey 21st century skills like time management, creative problem-solving, leadership and teamwork. These skills that aren’t necessarily part of the school curriculum can help students to be successful in college and beyond. While educators are spending too much time to fix the unstructured college environment, the solution also lies on the psychology that motivates youngsters to play game.

All that is needed to know is how to tap it.

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The Use of Social Media in Education [Infographic]

Written on April 21, 2011 by Japhet Writ

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Social media aids people in various ways. Hence, the education sector is also taking a spin for these platforms to improve the learning institution.

It was only a couple of years ago when social media came in almost every area of people’s lives. People uses Facebook, Twitter or YouTube in various form or fashion. Companies leverage social media platforms to build their brands and acquire new customers. But more than that, higher education is now also on the cusp of social media explosion.

Can schools and universities find innovative ways to utilize the power of social media in improving education? Check out Course Hero’s infographic after the skip to see how social media helps the education sector.

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