Best of the Web: How to get Time Off Study, Spell Check as you Write & More…

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For the Words that Got Away!

A kickstarter innovation project in the form of a new pen labelled the “Lernstift” (German for ‘learning pen’) which spell checks on paper as you write. According to this Mashable article, the digital pen trembles when it detects a mispelled word so you know when you’ve gone wrong. P.S. Extra credit when you spot the typo in this paragraph!

Malala Yousafzai Addresses the UN

Malala Yousafzai was 15 years old when she was shot in the head by the Taliban for wanting to go to school. Remarkably, she survived and continues to campaign for educational access for all girls across the world. This is her address to the United Nations:

Time off Purgatory!

Apparently, by following the Pope on Twitter you can get time off purgatory. If you would like to get time off your study then follow us on the Twitter! Don’t worry, we’ve sorted it with the Pope.


The Benefits of Being Challenged at School

The chart below gives evidence as to why education reform is necessary by outlining the number of students that are academically challenged, feel engaged with their education and in general, are happy and healthy. ed infographic


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