Back To School Essentials for Distance Learning
Remote or distance learning can be difficult! Children need structure. The best way to simulate that structure at home, is to set up an in-house classroom, or at least someplace where your child can focus and have limited distractions. We have found the best way to do that is to set up a 'home office' which is essentially what it is. The main considerations for setting a successful home workspace, is to have the essentials, Chair, Desk or table, and adequate computing power, this usually means a decent laptop or chromebook, and a monitor. Your child may also need other accessories like pens, paper, etc.
Our guide below is meant to help steer you in the right direction, with products, deals and retailers, that all offer cash back, and generally have good deals.
Having a good chair, can make the difference between a good learning experience and a bad one. We have selected a couple of chairs, that fit the bill.
Desks come in all shapes and sizes these days. From a standard desk, to standing desks, the choices are endless. We have a selected a couple of good ones, in the most popular categories.
You need a good laptop to successfully distance learn, if you pick the right one it can last for years, and be used for other things including gaming.
|Title||HP 15 gw0023od Laptop, 15.6" Screen,...||Dell™ Inspiron 15 Laptop, 15.6" Screen,...||Dell™ Latitude E7270 Refurbished Ultrabook Laptop,...||Lenovo - Legion 5 15" Gaming...||HP - Pavillion 16.1" Gaming Laptop...|
|Display Type||LED||FHD LED||LED-Backlit||Full HD Widescreen LED||Widescreen LED|
|System Memory (RAM)||8.0 GB||12.0 GB||8.0 GB||8.0 GB||8.0 GB|
|wired connectivity||10/100/1000 Ethernet||--||10/100/1000 Ethernet||--||--|
|wireless connectivity||802.11ac; Bluetooth||Wi-Max||802.11ac||--||--|
|laptop battery life range||8+ hr||8+ hr||4.9 hr (Or Less)||--||--|
|ports||USB-C; USB 3.0||--||USB 3.0; HDMI; RJ-45||--||--|
|processor model||AMD Ryzen 3||Intel Core i5||Intel Core i5||Intel 10th Generation Core i7||Intel 10th Generation Core i5|
|Screen Resolution||1366 x 768||1920 x 1080||1366 x 768||1920 x 1080 (Full HD)||1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|
|Storage Capacity||1.0 TB||512.0 GB||512.0 GB||--||512.0 GB|
External monitors, are an extremely personal choice, it comes down to what is important, and also more than any of the other products, the screen has to look great to your eyes.
|Title||Acer® EB321HQU D 31.5" WQHD Monitor,...||AOC 32" Full HD LED Curved...||Dell™ 27" Full HD LED Monitor,...||HP 24yh 23.8" Full HD LED...||Dell - 27" IPS LED FHD...|
|Screen Resolution||2560 x 1440||1920 x 1080||1920 x 1080||1920 x 1080||1920 x 1080|
|ports||HDMI||VGA 15-Pin D-Sub; HDMI||HDMI; VGA 15-Pin D-Sub||DVI-D; HDMI; VGA 15-Pin D-Sub||HDMI, VGA|
|Screen Size (Inches)||31.5 inches||31.5 inches||27.0 inches||23.8 inches||27.0 inches|
|refresh rate (Hertz)||60.0 Hz||75.0 Hz||--||--||75.0 Hz|
|Display Type||IPS LED||LED||LCD||LCD||LED|
|Curved Display (Boolean)||No||Yes||No||No||No|
|Horizontal Viewing Angle||178 degrees||178 degrees||178 degrees||178 degrees||178 degrees|
|HDCP Compatible (Boolean)||No||Yes||No||Yes||--|
Article last updated at: 09/05/2020