5 Benefits of Educational Technology beyond Entertainment

| January 19, 2017

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Let’s be realistic. In this day and age, with our present generation of kids and young adults, do we really think kids are as enthusiastic about learning the conventional way? In other words, I mean back in the day when many of us were taught, with chalkboards, tons of text books and in some cases, even sand. The answer is most likely no.

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