Education

5 powerful stories by girls whose lives were forever changed by child marriage

For most of us, a wedding day is something to look forward to. To plan and prepare. Or something to look back with fond memories of a choice once made. For millions of young girls and boys around the world, however, marriage is not a choice. It interrupts their childhood, forcing them into perilous cycles …

Microsoft acquires classroom collaboration startup Chalkup to expand Microsoft Teams

Microsoft is beefing up its Slack-like collaboration software, Microsoft Teams, with the technology (and the founder) from collaboration software startup Chalkup. Following the acquisition, Microsoft says it will bring some of the features Chalkup had built to the Microsoft Teams for Education product experience. Chalkup was founded in 2013 by CEO Justin Chando, who’s joining …

Top 5 Benefits of Using Digital Interactive Boards in School

Learning is a never ending process and schools as well as educational institutions constantly think of ways that can make this experience enjoyable and interesting for students. While earlier, schools made use of blackboards, today, a digital interactive board is the easier way to interact, inform, and educate students. Here are a few benefits of …