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Grandparents Can Code Too

The Internet and digital technologies are becoming increasingly important in more and more areas of everyday life. How can we ensure the participation of older members of society in the current digital transformation? For everyone to benefit from these technologies, it will take more than the ability to download apps to smartphones or transfer money via online banking.

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eLearning Studies Got You Down? You Might Learn More About a Subject by Teaching it.

Education is changing. It’s moving further from the classroom and the fixed lesson plan to somewhere more ad-hoc and less physical. If we think about how our tech culture has changed over the last generation, education is probably going to undergo even more drastic changes as we enter the virtual world of research, teaching, and learning.

Warren Laine-Naida Online Learning June 2020

Online Teaching and Learning

For some of my friends, Home Schooling was always a reality. For many of us, digital teaching aids were a way of supplementing what we considered below average teaching. This is not to criticise our teachers most of whom are amazing. It is simply an answer to the way this generation of children learn and live. Digital Natives are simply born multi-taskers.

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Digitale Kompetenz für Smarte Senioren

Menschen haben immer Technologie genützt zu Problemlösung – ältere Menschen sollten davon nicht ausgeschlossen sein. Senioren möchte auch mitreden, mitmachen. Aktive Mitgestaltung der Gesellschaft sollte für alle möglich sein. Medienkompetenz oder Digitalkompetenz ist dafür eine Voraussetzung.

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2020 A New Decade, and some New Resolutions

As they say – don’t think about what you have done, think about what you will do! 80% of resolutions normally fail by the second week of February, so the odds are against us. How did I do with my 2019 resolutions? How did YOU do? :o)

2019/04 Quo Vadis WordPress

Quo Vadis WordPress

Quo Vadis WordPress Last quarter we relaunched four websites in three CMS. The quickest was of course produced (mostly on a train with wonky wlan) in WordPress. I say of course because a WordPress website is simple to build and maintain,… Read More »Quo Vadis WordPress

2019/01 New Year, New Resolutions

New Year, New Resolutions

Creating effective, relevant, and useful content that answers the needs of the users Another year and another chance to do everything right. Chances are we will stick to our new years resolutions as long as the bubbles last in the… Read More »New Year, New Resolutions

2016/02 To Code Or Not To Code …

To Code or Not to Code …

Who needs to learn to code? Probably everyone

You don’t need a degree in Computer Science to code.  In fact, some of the better coders out there have degrees in literature and languages.  It’s never too late to learn code – and learning, just like any language, makes you literate – and adds another skill that might just translate into earnings. Computational thinking can aid problem solving and help with understanding large amounts of information.Read More »To Code or Not to Code …