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Do Blue-light Glasses Really Work?

Do Blue-light Glasses Really Work?

Over the last few years, the consumption of technology has increased. As an online tutor,  I utilize technology daily. I use technology to teach, plan, grade, communicate, and find online resources. During this usage, I consume blue-light. I had blurry vision, a headache, dry and irritated eyes. I did some research and found that I was absorbing blue-light, which could be the cause of my blurry vision, headache, and dry, irritated eyes. Here’s what I found.
What is Blue-light?
Blue-light is the light displayed by computers, …

Blue Light Blocking Glasses for Online Teachers

Blue Light Blocking Glasses for Online Teachers

Blue light is light that is transmitted through digital sources such as computers, tablets, and phones. It is the only type of light that passes straight through the cornea to the retina. It damages cells in the retina as well as disrupts the sleep/wake cycle because our body correlates blue light with daytime. Blue light throws off the natural body cycles and contributes to eye strain and increases the risk of macular degeneration.
As an online tutor or student, you consume quite a bit of blue light, daily. So much of schooling is completed online, from planning to grading to writing essays and using …

The 6 Best Reading Chairs 2020

The 6 Best Reading Chairs 2020

Whether you’re visiting Hogwarts, Narnia, a chocolate factory, or the Shire, putting aside your work or prep books to get lost in a novel is a relaxing adventure. Being comfortable while visiting is very important. Nothing interrupts a great experience like a crick in the neck or a pain in the back.  Below are the top 6 best reading chairs reviewed.
Best reading chairs at a glance

Christopher Knight Home Felicity Mid-…

The 7 Best Insulated Lunch Boxes

The 7 Best Insulated Lunch Boxes

Getting fast food every day can be expensive and will inevitably run up your bills rather quickly. However, as someone who works and is always on the go, it might be all you have time to do. We found the best insulated lunch boxes, so you won’t have to worry about getting fast food ever again. Now, you can make food at home – hot or cold – and bring it with you to school or work.
Best insulated lunch boxes at a glance

MIER Adult Insulated Lunch Box

The 5 Best Electric Lunch Boxes 2020

The 5 Best Electric Lunch Boxes 2020

Suppose you’re ever on the go or in a rush to get to work, school, or university having the ability to heat your food while en route to your destination is invaluable. A normal lunch box is great for supporting a sandwich or chips, but last night’s leftovers are out of the question. With an electric lunch box, you’re better prepared for that early morning rush out the door. A great electric lunch box will be able to heat your food and get you ready for the day. Whether at home, the office, or somewhere in between, an electric lunch box is a great way to keep your food warm throughout the day.
However, finding the best electric lunch box can be difficult as there are …

Best Teacher Bags of 2020

Best Teacher Bags of 2020

Whether this is your first year of teaching or you are close to retiring, having a reliable bag is important for any teacher. We have researched numerous bags to find the best teacher bags and teacher tote bags of 2020 that are stylish and get the job done! Every teacher can find a bag on this list that will fit his/her desires and needs.
Teacher Tote Bags and Teacher Bags at a glance

Best Teacher Appreciation Gift: So’each Canvas &…

Best Pencil Sharpeners of 2020

Best Pencil Sharpeners of 2020

We put together the ultimate guide of the best pencil sharpeners currently available. If you’re looking for a way to sharpen your pencil throughout the schoolyear — be it in a classroom, office, home, or studio — then you’ve come to the right place. We’ve compiled three different lists in this article to offer you the perfect pencil sharpener for your needs.
Top 3 Pencil Sharpeners at a Glance

Manual Pencil Sharpener: CARL Angel-5 Pencil Sharpener

10 of the Best Teacher Halloween Costumes 2020

10 of the Best Teacher Halloween Costumes 2020

When I had more time, I used to make my own costumes and it was lots of fun. I had many ideas and I was sure, that no other teacher would wear the same costume. But times have changed and my job as a teacher is now busier than ever. I do not have that much time and energy anymore to create my own costumes.
There are so many great and cheap teacher Halloween costumes on Amazon, which I can recommend to all of my colleagues. I sat together with a few other teachers and started the research to put together a list of the best 10 teacher Halloween costumes. When we put together a list of our favorites, we were laughing and we can not wait for Halloween to arrive this year.
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CBD Oil for Teachers

CBD Oil for Teachers

More and more teachers suffer from mental illness and are threatened with burnout.
Every day, teachers are exposed to many stresses which can lead to early retirements, burnouts and depression and the number of affected teachers with mental disorders is increasing.  Many factors are responsible for this and every teacher complains about different stresses. Some feel stressed because of unmotivated and behaviourally conspicuous pupils, some talk about unintelligent parents. Even social media can create stress and depression. CBD oil is the latest trend against stress. But when is it OK for teachers to use it? At first we should talk about understanding the difference between positive and negative …

The 6 Best Ergonomic Desk Chairs 2020

The 6 Best Ergonomic Desk Chairs 2020

Do you lack concentration when working or studying at your desk? Well, if so, your study posture could be the culprit. Your sitting position while reading plays a crucial role in how well you can concentrate. Studying is an indispensable and imperative part of everyone’s life. You need to cultivate a healthy studying environment to bolster your concentration levels.
The first step to cultivating a perfect studying atmosphere should be getting an ergonomic desk chair. The chair should not only improve your study posture but also help you concentrate. The market is full of different models. …

Best Shoes for Teachers

Best Shoes for Teachers

Hudson Bleecker once said, “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a good pair of shoes.”
As the early years of the 20th century saw many parts of America reeling under the effects of Hookworm infection, the impact of the disease is in the economic and financial landscape of the country. One of the main reasons for the spread of this infection was the lack of proper footwear. Therefore, even walking around in the backyard without footwear made people susceptible to the condition.
Since these days are gone, where deadly infections rule people’s lives, we are here to write about the best shoes for teachers.
While we are self-sufficient in matters of health, the …

Tutoring Business Cards

Tutoring Business Cards

So, you’ve immersed yourself into the tutoring realm, and you are now looking for a way to expand your presence? Well, tutoring business cards are an ideal way to advertise your services. These cards not only express how professional your business is but also send a positive message regarding the quality of your help. Moreover, tutoring business cards convey a concise but memorable version of what you do and offer plus information on how interested clients can reach you. Taking all this into consideration, they can be a handy and efficient way to market your services if designed and distributed appropriately.
Besides conveying what you do, the other important reason for having a tutoring business …

How to Dress as A Tutor

How to Dress as A Tutor

Everyone has their own style, but when it comes to professions, there are certain dress codes that need to be followed. Big companies often have strict dress codes on custom t-shirts, or at least a definite and clear one that employees can just follow. However, it might be more complicated and challenging for people who work in a free work environment.
A good example is a tutor. Tutors are still teachers; they are just not teaching in regular schools. The work environments of tutors are offices, tutorial centers, and houses. So, with the workplace being different from that of a regular school’s teacher, one might get confused as to which tutor clothing is …