Research + News | Topic: Academic Performance
May 25, 2021
Teenagers Who Use The Internet, Social Media Or Video Games For More Than An Hour Daily Have ‘Significantly Lower Grades and Test Scores’
Researchers are urging parents to place time limits on their children’s tech use. Read the article here.
Mar 24, 2021
New Data Highlight Disparities In Students Learning In Person
A new U.S. Education Department survey reveals that the percentage of students who are still attending school virtually may be higher than previously understood. Read the article here.
Jan 4, 2021
Experts Say This Is What Children Need To Survive The COVID-19 Pandemic
USA TODAY spoke with experts in child development on how remote school, reduced socialization and increased screen time is affecting kids. Read the article here.
Dec 18, 2020
Most Parents Fear Remote Learning Will Lead To Children Falling Behind In School
Will students who are attending school remotely fall behind compared to their peers taking in-person classes? Read the article here.
Dec 10, 2020
How To Motivate Teens Struggling With Remote School
Getting boys to engage in virtual instruction doesn’t have to be a battle. Experts offer tips on how to make virtual school more bearable. Read the article here.
Oct 5, 2020
Why Writing By Hand Makes Kids Smarter
New brain research shows that writing by hand helps children learn more and remember better. Read the article here.
Sep 25, 2020
What We Overlooked In The Switch To Remote Learning
America’s rapid and urgent transition to online school has come with a host of unforeseen consequences that are only getting worse as it continues into the fall. Read the article here.
Sep 10, 2020
Smartphones Are Lowering Student’s Grades, Study Finds
Rutgers study found relying on the internet for homework is hurting long-term retention. Read the article here.
Aug 6, 2020
The Downside To Screen Time This Fall
The proposed solutions for school in the fall, while completely understandable and entirely rational, are going to need to be carefully watched and managed. Read the article here.
Jun 15, 2020
The 21% Of American Teens Without Reliable Broadband Are Being Left Behind