Yes, the back–to-school season is upon us, so what’s cool for school to help students and parents this year? For a handful of A+ ideas, Tech Life Expert Stephanie Humphrey and InTheNews.TV partnered up with some of their favorite brands to answer that question…check them all out below!
With so many tablets to choose from, this tablet from Samsung caught our eye this back-to-school season!
Samsung Tab S7 FE
Designed with stunning features that meet the daily needs of students and teachers alike, the Galaxy Tab S7 FE is one that Galaxy fans won’t want to miss. Equipped with an immersive 12.4-inch display that is perfect for entertainment, creative work and multitasking, the Galaxy Tab S7 FE gives customers everything they love at an affordable price. When it’s time to get back on the daily grind, you can count on your Galaxy Tab S7 FE to stay productive. An S Pen is included in-box, so you can make the most of that large display and power through your tasks with even greater efficiency. With Samsung Notes, you can easily convert your on-screen handwritten notes to text. Keep your notes organized with automatic tags and use Intelligent Search to find the exact note you need in an instant — no matter if it’s typed or handwritten.
- Available for purchase at www.Samsung.com, Best Buy, Walmart, Verizon, AT&T, Office Depot and www.Amazon.com.
- For more information, visit www.Samsung.com/us/tablets/tab-s7/tab-s7-fe.
It can’t be all work and no play, so for some homework motivation, check out the latest Sonic game collection!
Sonic Origins Plus
The recently released Sonic Origins Plus is a multi-game collection featuring a ton of new content including 12 Game Gear titles and for the first time ever, Amy Rose as a playable character in Sonic the Hedgehog, Sonic the Hedgehog 2, Sonic 3 & Knuckles, and Sonic CD. Sonic Origins Plus also adds the ability to play as Knuckles in Sonic CD, with all new level paths designed for his unique set of skills. With more content than ever before, and a new premium physical version, Sonic Origins Plus is the definitive way to play 16 classic Sonic games in one timeless collection.
- Players can purchase the digital version of the game on PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, the Nintendo Switch family of systems, PC via Steam and the Epic Game Store; or purchase the physical version of the game from Best Buy, GameStop, Target, Amazon and Walmart.
- For more information, visit origins.sonicthehedgehog.com.
Help your budding artist up their creativity game this back-to-school season with an all new line from Crayola…check it out!
Crayola Doodle & Draw Fine Point Doodle Markers, Ultra-Fine Doodle Markers, Dual-Ended Doodle Markers, Color Change Doodle Markers, Sketch & Shade Doodle Pencils
Detail-oriented tools from the Doodle & Draw line will help students level up their art projects and doodle creations this school year. This brand-new Crayola line includes Fine Point Doodle Markers for colorfully creating bold statements, Ultra-Fine Doodle Markers for the most intricate of details, Dual-Ended Doodle Markers to create both thick and thin lines with the dual-sided brush & chisel tip, Color Change Doodle Markers to create beautiful layers of colors, and Sketch & Shade Doodle Pencils, inclusive of two Graphite Pencils, ideal for standing out against light and dark paper.
- Available for purchase at retailers nationwide.
- For more information, visit www.Crayola.com.
It’s never too early to build good money habits with your kids and Chase has an account to help!
Chase First Banking
Chase First Banking is an account designed for kids 6 to 12 that provides a sense of freedom by giving them their own debit card. Parents can manage their accounts in one place, with Chase Mobile app. Know where your child spends, set limits on how much they can spend, and help them set savings goals to make it a habit early on. You can even assign chores and pay your child when they’re done through the app. Chase is committed to setting families up for success by providing best-in-class resources, designed to grow alongside their needs.
- For more information and to sign up, visit www.chase.com/studentbanking.
Students are on social media, but they should be protecting their digital footprint while on it – Here’s a book that can help!
Don’t Let Your Digital Footprint Kick You in the Butt!: A lesson in what NOT to do on the internet to build your personal brand online
In a world dominated by screens and clicks, is your student prepared to conquer the internet? This book unlocks the secrets to crafting an unstoppable personal brand that will make their online presence shine! We talk about potential consequences, exploring the chilling dangers of cyberbullying and sexting, urging readers to safeguard their brand at all costs. But then we empower students with actionable tips that will transform them into online superstars. Discover how to harness the power of social media as a force for good, learning the secrets of building and nurturing a personal brand that commands attention and respect.