John Robinson

John Robinson

The Dos and Don’ts for Passing an IT class

  Across the globe, computer technology has reshaped industries and markets. If you are a tech-savvy student, taking a class in Information Technology can be your ticket to a well-paying career in an innovative field. The best thing about this field is that information Technology skills are easy to learn. However, you must be driven…

How to Make Your Bathroom Safe for Aged Parents

Most modern bathrooms are meant to be aesthetically appealing and functional. However, they tend to be unsafe for the aged and very young. Most bathroom elements are potential dangers because they can trigger slips and falls or are just not practical for users of a certain age. Fortunately, there is always a way to ensure…

Three tips for learning SEO

Search Engine Optimization, or SEO, is a website’s most crucial aspect and one that has often left people confused. Using SEO in a website or article can help Google, or other search engines, find and rank your website. This influences how many visitors you get through web searches. The techniques used to implement SEO often…

The Real Reason Why Remote Learning Failed: It’s Our Educational and Philosophical Foundations

Could it be that all this insistence and scrambling to find ways to get students back into our schools during an exploding pandemic is simply our society’s unwillingness to let go of the twentieth-century, assembly-line schooling model? What if the issues with remote learning is not the technology at all, but symptoms of an educational…

School Leaders Need to Recognize How Social Media Is Broken

Social media is broken. No matter what evangelistic talk you hear from the brotherhood-for-the-advancement-of-social-media, it has some serious problems that educational leaders would do well to examine closely. Often promoted as the media for school leaders to “get their message out,” social media has become a polluted cesspool of misinformation, incivility, and deception. It is…

Social Media: Tool for Manufacturing Ourselves and ‘Truth’

What is the real issue with social media? Set aside the fact that entities like Facebook are selling our personal data to the highest bidder. Ignore the practice of the perpetual eavesdropping of these companies in our personal lives. What the real issue is with social media is simple: You can’t believe anything you see.…

Educational Leaders, Marketing Language, Deception and Integrity: Critical Thinking Instead of Deception

Since I began blogging a few years back, I’ve always eschewed all these offers from companies and individuals for “branded content” to post here. I could have perhaps made much more money from blogging. The pennies one receives from allowing ads alone hardly amount to any kind of income. I’m even embarrassed to admit how…