Top School Supplies & College Student Deals Ranked by Consumer Walk

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Save on a range of school supply deals for teachers, college students, & K-12 students at the Prime Day 2020 sale, featuring the top discounts on school devices such as MacBooks, Chromebooks, tablets, & computer desks

Here’s a summary of the top school supply deals for students and teachers for Amazon Prime Day, including sales on college gadgets like the Microsoft Surface, MacBooks, iPads, Fire HD tablets, and Windows laptops. Links to the latest deals are listed below.

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‘Are you kidding me right now?’

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A high school student has been wreaking havoc among his teachers with a $16 gadget that can supposedly tell whether a diamond is real.

The TikTok star on the rise, known as DiamondTesterKid, uploaded his first video in a now-eight-part series on Sept. 21.

In the now-viral clip, which has been viewed over 4.9M times, the teen uses a Diamond Selector II to test if one of his teacher’s wedding rings is a real diamond or a simulant stone, such as cubic zirconium. (To be clear — there’s nothing wrong with a non-diamond ring! It’s just that you probably should not lie to your future betrothed on the very day you get engaged.)

“You think it’s real?” the TikToker asks his unsuspecting teacher.

“Yeah, of course!” she replies.

“Let me test it,” says the teen, before touching the tip of the Diamond Selector II to the ring’s large center stone.

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Early School Supplies & Gadget Deals Reviewed by Deal Tomato

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Here’s our review of the best early school supply deals for teachers & college students for Amazon Prime Day 2020, featuring deals on iPads, Fire HD tablets, MacBooks, Chromebooks, and Microsoft Surface laptops.

Here’s our review of the best early school supply deals for teachers, college students, and K-12 students for Amazon Prime Day, together with the best offers on school devices, headsets, webcams, and more back-to-school supplies. Shop the best deals using the links below.

Best deal for teachers:

Best deals for students:

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Every year, Amazon’s two-day Prime Day sale delivers a huge number of deals on the latest must-have

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Tax perks await donors of gadgets, computers to public schools for new normal in learning

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MANILA, Philippines—With blended learning and online classes in full swing, donors of computers and other gadgets to public schools will be rewarded with tax deductions under the Bayanihan to Recover as One Act, the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) said on Thursday (Oct. 8).

Revenue Regulations (RR) No. 26-2020, signed by Finance Secretary Carlos G. Dominguez III and Internal Revenue Commissioner Caesar R. Dulay, said the tax perk under Bayanihan 2 applied to donations of personal computers, laptops, tablets, mobile phones, printers and other similar equipment to be used by teachers and students in government-run schools, including state universities and colleges (SUC) and vocational institutions under the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (Tesda).

The tax incentive will apply to donations made during the implementation of the Bayanihan 2 Law from Sept. 15 until Dec. 19.

The BIR said donors will enjoy tax deduction from their gross income equivalent to

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Student seeks mayor’s aid to get gadget for online class

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AN EDUCATION student belonging to a poor family in Capas town, Tarlac province has sought the help of Mayor Reynaldo Catacutan to get a new laptop for her online classes.

Erica Gracia personally wrote the mayor a letter explaining the economic status of their family.

She said her father used to work as a construction worker while her mother is a house help.

The student told Catacutan that her old phone is no longer reliable.

“Nahihirapan po kasi akong mag-online class dahil sa aking phone. Kailangan po kasi ng bawat oras o minuto ay hindi nakatanggal sa pagkaka-charge,” she said.

Gracia said she needs to use Zoom and Google Meet applications but her phone is not compatible.

The student added she has to borrow gadgets from her cousins and schoolmates just to submit her requirements.

“Minsan ay pinilit kong gamitin ang aking phone kaso nahila ko sa pagkaka-charge at

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NTF considering internet shops as study rooms for poor students

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The National Task Force (NTF) on COVID-19 will discuss a proposal to allow minors, especially poor students who could not afford to buy gadgets and internet connections, into computer and internet shops in order for them to cope with the demand of online and modular learning.

(Kai Hendry via Flickr / FILE PHOTO / MANILA BULLETIN)

Interior Secretary Eduardo Año,  vice chairman of the NTF on COVID-19, said the proposal will be presented to the Inter-Agency Task Force on the Management of the Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-MEID).

Police Lt. Gen. Guillermo Lorenzo Eleazar, commander of the Joint Task Force COVID Shield, said Año made the statement after he sought clarification on whether or not minor students would be allowed to go to computer internet shops.

He said the existing guideline prohibits minors from entering business establishments that include computer and internet shops as part of the health safety measures amid

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Senate bill seeks VAT exemption for educational tools, gadgets for virtual learning

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Senator Leila de Lima visits Inquirer office in Makati for a roundtable interview after releasing an open letter to President Duterte regarding extrajudicial killings. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO / KIMBERLY DELA CRUZ

MANILA, Philippines — Senator Leila de Lima has filed a bill seeking to exempt from value-added tax (VAT) educational applications, gadgets, computers and e-books for the principal use of teachers and students in distance learning.

“Clearly, the inequality to the access of these tools and technologies is a reflection of the country’s socio-economic gap and the ‘digital divide’ worsened by the pandemic,” De Lima said in filing Senate Bill No. 1872.

Many households are forced to share their gadgets between parents, who need them for work, and the students who use them for education, De Lima noted.

Her bill seeks to amend Section 109 (1) of the National Internal Revenue Code

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Mandaluyong City turns over gadgets, learning modules for students, teachers

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The Mandaluyong City government turned over P557 million worth of gadget and educational supplies to the city’s School Division Office (SDO) on Monday to be distributed to public school students and teachers in the city.

Mayor Carmelita Abalos and Department of Education (DepEd) Usec. Tonisito Umali led the ceremonial turnover of the learning devices, educational modules, and complete school uniforms to education officials in the city, just in time for this year’s school opening.

Mandaluyong City Mayor Carmelita Abalos

Despite the continuing threat of the pandemic, the DepEd formally opened on Monday the school year 2020-2021 under distance learning modality.

Abalos said the local government has allocated P557 million for the purchase of 41,000 tablets for students from Grades 4 to 12 and 2,300 laptops for all public school teachers in the city.

Laptops will be also distributed to school principals, supervisors, and other SDO personnel.

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12-year-old boy who went viral for studying at pisonet shop now has gadgets, but still no internet

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a child looking at the camera: 12-year-old boy who went viral for studying at pisonet shop now has gadget, but still no internet

12-year-old boy who went viral for studying at pisonet shop now has gadget, but still no internet

The 12-year-old boy who captured the hearts of netizens for enrolling himself to school now has his own gadgets but still lacks internet connectivity, a problem faced by many learners across the country.

According to Mariz Umali’s report on “24 Oras” on Monday, Jhonel Agner received gadgets for online schooling from donors moved by his story.

“Masaya po kasi maayos na po ‘yung pag-aaral ko ‘di po katulad no’ng dati, pisonet lang po ‘yung ginagawa kong paraan,” he said of his new gadgets.

“Iingatan ko ‘yung mga binigay niyong gadget at mag-aaral nang mabuti para ‘di kayo magsisi sa ginawa niyong pagtulong sa akin. Kailangan ko po kasi ‘to tapusin para po magkaroon ng magandang trabaho at makatulong sa mga magulang ko,” he added.

Jhonel earlier went viral after his neighbor photographed him

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Leni Robredo: Gadgets more sustainable than printed modules

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On Sunday, vice president Leni Robredo said the Department of Education (DepEd) should consider giving gadgets to learners, citing the risks and challenges the teachers are facing in printing and delivering the modules amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

On her weekly radio show, Robredo pushed providing gadgets for students as a more sustainable learning tool for remote learning.

“Mas hindi siya magastos in the sense na wala iyong pang-araw-araw na printing. Ano siya, environment-friendly,” she said.

(It is less expensive because there is no need to pay for the daily printing costs. It is environment-friendly.)

Robredo said some teachers are not yet done printing the learning modules and delivering them a day before the school opened today, October 5.

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Leni Robredo: Gadgets more sustainable than printed modules

“Ang problema ng modular, sobrang pagod sa teachers. Hindi lang sobrang pagod, sobrang magastos

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