• EdTech

    Teachwise Inspire: A Reliable Online Source for Lesson Plans

    Many educators find it hard to prepare for their lessons. So much time and money are involved in searching for supplies and learning content to be used in the classroom, but they end up only with a few. Frontline Technologies is a company that makes online tools available, catered to enhancing K-12 education. It provides services to thousands of school districts and millions of teachers all over the country. Some of its famous tools include Applitrack, a system used in managing files used for hiring and screening future educators. Seeing the need for a reliable online source for teachers, Teachwise Inspire was born. It was propelled from the success of…

  • Case Studies

    Kami Helps Students at Texas A&M University

    In a Nutshell “As a college student, I found myself reading many articles and books online. I wanted to annotate and write notes on the sidelines. The PDF program I was using did not allow me to make such changes. Thankfully, there is Kami. All my problems are now solved!” – Jaqueline Coronado, student, Texas A&M University Challenge: Finding a PDF program that can enable students to do comment edits. Solution: A PDF editor that enables text and graphic annotations to be done; Kami can also be linked to Google Drive. Benefit: Many users find Kami to be extremely beneficial. Its features are comprehensive; yet, it is a breeze to…

  • Technology

    20 Tools for More Productive Days

    For busy people, 24 hours each day is not enough to complete the tasks they need to finish and have the rest they need. This is especially true for people who work and take care of their families at the same time. If you are one of those busy people who are married to deadlines, here are some productivity tools to lengthen your days, in random order! Toggl: This tool works like a timer to help you keep track of time. It also gives you specific reports of your weekly schedule. Rescue Time: Rescue Time is also a time-tracking tool, but it is more advanced than Toggl. It helps you…

  • EdTech

    Making the Most Out of Classroom Tech

    Educators of today are experiencing an unprecedented change in the academic landscape. The continuous integration of technology in the traditional classroom setting has put forward learning dynamics that become more and more complex by the minute. With the ever-growing pool of information comes an equally-huge sea of possibilities. Suddenly, it’s not just about the teacher and the books anymore. A wealth of information is readily available in a snap, and with this, classroom settings must evolve to maximize the benefits we can derive from the phenomenon of instant information. Naturally, we have to strike the perfect balance between conventional classroom practices and modernized learning media to get the best results.…

  • EdTech

    Editing Japanese Documents with Kami

    Japanese documentation is quite different for many reasons. Aside from its departure from the standard 26-letter alphabet, its encoding means that you’d have to deal with logographic character “embedding” in a screen space that is double that which you are typically used to. As such, using Kami with these documents may take a bit more than your usual method, so here are a few tips to get your work efficiently through: Handwritten Japanese should be manually marked. It’s enough that the character system is already complex, but when dealing with handwritten versions of the stuff, things can just get far more complicated. To bypass this would-be problem, the handwritten text…