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How to Survive Financially During a Crisis (6 Tips)

How to Survive Financially During a Crisis (6 Tips)

Although the health and safety of our family members and community are at the top of our list of worries right now, there’s another thing being affected during this crisis, in a big way: our personal finances. If your income has slowed down or stopped completely, that’s a scary place to be! Fortunately, there are steps you can take to relieve some anxiety and worry. If you’re struggling to make ends meet, don’t give up just yet.  Below, we’ve put together six actionable steps you can take today to put yourself in a better position for the coming weeks and...

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So you’re going to school online – here are 6 ways to make the most of it

So you’re going to school online – here are 6 ways to make the most of it

ShutterstockEffective learning is a two-way process between the teacher and students, meaning both need to engage. If a student simply sits and listens to new information without engaging or applying it, it’s called passive learning. Active learning is where students engage with new learning making connections to concepts they have learned previously. According to one of the world’s leading university educators, Harvard University’s Professor Eric Mazur, “interactive learning triples students’ gains in knowledge”. Here are six things students can do while studying online to ensure they are learning actively and and making gains. 1. Organise a learning space and dress...

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FREE 12-Month Vooks App Subscription for Teachers & Homeschool Educators ($60 Value)

FREE 12-Month Vooks App Subscription for Teachers & Homeschool Educators ($60 Value)

Get FREE Vooks for teachers! Looking for more ways to engage your students in reading? In appreciation for all you amazing educators, Vooks is offering a FREE 1-Year Vooks Animated Storybooks App Subscription for all teachers and homeschool educators – that’s a $60 value! This FREE 1-Year Vooks subscription offer is valid for new accounts only and is not valid on subscription renewal. Here’s how to score your free 1-year subscription: Head here and then fill out the form – no credit card needed. Easy peasy! After you submit your form, you will receive an email confirmation with 365 days...

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How Your Favorite Designers Are Staying at Home

How Your Favorite Designers Are Staying at Home

With many people around the world following stay-at-home protocol in response to the COVD-19 pandemic, the phrase “We’re all in this together” has never been more true. If you have cabin fever, you’re bored, or you’re facing your share challenges and struggles, know that you are not alone. Even your favorite designers are trying to juggle working from home with homeschooling and entertaining their children, along with the many other tasks required to achieve any sort of balance during this unusual time. Yet designers are highly creative, so you can bet that they’re finding interesting ways to stay connected with...

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WHO: We Cannot Wait For Coronavirus Vaccine Before Lifting Lockdown

WHO: We Cannot Wait For Coronavirus Vaccine Before Lifting Lockdown

Get the latest on coronavirus. Sign up to the Daily Brief for news, explainers, how-tos, opinion and more. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has said the world “can’t wait” for a Covid-19 vaccine to become available before lifting lockdown measures. Catherine Smallwood, senior emergency officer at WHO Europe, warned that such immunisation is at least 18 months away. And she dismissed suggestions from health minister Nadine Dorries that the UK needs a vaccine before it can “exit full lockdown”. During a briefing on Thursday, Smallwood said: “The WHO is not saying we need to wait for a vaccine. “We don’t know when...

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