• Kami Stories

    Kami Helps Raritan Capital Make Great Long-Term Investments

    “I love reading books. I have recently shifted to reading PDF files for my daily source of wisdom. Kami has helped me by providing me with a platform that is fluid and great for taking notes. Kami is awesome!” – John Chen, Chief Investment Officer, Raritan Capital Challenge: Finding a program that has functionalities that are needed in business such as taking notes at any point on a PDF slide, highlighting, and adding comments directly to the file. It should work well with any operating system and browser. It should also enable saving files in Google Drive. Solution: Kami is a PDF editor where text and graphic annotations can be…

  • EdTech

    Top 5 Reasons to Attend Educational Conferences

    Educational conferences are always available for those willing to attend them. They are a venue for teachers to learn and practice their profession as they are living it. They are an opportunity for teachers to be more to their students and to become more capable instructors. Learning Other Ways of Teaching  Teachers sometimes forget that there is a multitude of ways to teach students because there are so many different types of students. Encountering a group of students that seem to be hard to teach doesn’t necessarily mean that the teacher is incompetent; it might just mean that the teacher’s specific teaching style does not match them. In conferences, you…

  • Technology

    Cross Platform Productivity Tips

    Using multiple platforms to enhance productivity is a common concept. However, pulling this off without lowering the overall efficiency of each separate task is really difficult. Unlike a computer, the human brain is not particularly good at parallel task processing, so using different devices would normally just slow us down. This does not mean that it is not possible to do so efficiently because, in fact, we have a few tips that will optimize this fantastic productivity concept: Specify the device needed for certain work or tasks. This tip may sound like a no-brainer, but task specification is the fundamental basis of manual multi-tasking and is thus the very first…

  • Teacher Tips

    A Teacher’s Guide to Spending a Relaxing Weekend

    When students hear the word “break,” their eyes sparkle like diamonds. For some teachers, however, having a break may mean having the time to finish some papers or reports or having to read books and complete overdue research. Teachers are humans, too. As humans, we need a “break” in the real sense of the word. However, as a teacher, set yourself guidelines as to what you want to accomplish on these breaks. A bit of downtime makes a world of difference to your working week. 1. Never procrastinate. If you want a worry-free weekend, the first step is to get rid of school matters bugging your mind. How do you…

  • EdTech

    Inspirational Blogs by Teachers

    Sometimes, teachers need a little inspiration to become the friendly, motivational, and helpful mentors we know them to be. And sometimes, it just takes a little bit of your own medicine to become better teachers. What better way to improve your mood and motivation than to simply read the stories of others who are going through the same things that all teachers are? Read through and get to know our picks! Creative teaching If you’re an art teacher, or you prefer creating things with your students to have meaningful lessons with them, try visiting The Teaching Palette. The writers of this blog love talking about finger painting and other news…