Research + News | Topic: Academic Performance
Jun 15, 2020
The 21% Of American Teens Without Reliable Broadband Are Being Left Behind
Apr 9, 2020
4 In 10 U.S. Teens Say They Haven’t Done Online Learning Since Schools Closed
With most schools closed nationwide because of the coronavirus pandemic, a national poll of young people ages 13 to 17 suggests distance learning has been far from a universal substitute. Read the article here.
Jan 22, 2020
Teenagers Glued To Screens Skipping Meals, Sleep And Homework
Teenagers are skipping meals, sleep and doing their homework to spend more time online, according to a new report which asked young people themselves how their time on the internet affected their lives. Read the article here.
Dec 1, 2019
Quitting Facebook Can Lead to Higher Grades For Teens
Study suggests that struggling students can considerably improve their grades by spending less time on social media. Read the article here.
Oct 28, 2019
Further Evidence Bedtime Social Media Use Is Harming Teenagers
A new UK study shows that teenagers who spend 3 or more hours engaging in social media are much more likely to sleep late and to have night awakenings, among other poor sleep habits. Read the article here.
Sep 6, 2019
It’s Ridiculously Easy For Kids To Cheat Now
Because homework-help apps and sites can either give students all the answers or provide much-needed support, parents need to make sure kids are using these tools properly. Read the article here.
Aug 2, 2019
Kids Go Online Rather Than Ask Parents For Homework Help
A new survey from computer and smartphone maker Lenovo shows that pretty much all around the world, technology trumps parental intervention when it comes to helping kids with homework. Read the article here.
Mar 28, 2019
What If Instead Of Taking The SAT You Got To Play A Video Game?
L.A.-based startup Imbellus plans to upset the SAT and ACT’s monopoly with a test it says accurately gauges critical thinking. Read the article here.
Oct 26, 2018
Nearly One-In-Five Teens Can’t Always Finish Their Homework Because Of The Digital Divide
Some 15% of U.S. households with school-age children do not have a high-speed internet connection at home, according to a new Pew Research Center analysis of 2015 U.S. Census Bureau data. Read the article here.
Oct 2, 2018
Is Technology Going Too Far In Measuring Student Performance?
In thousands of schools across the country, students are strapping on heart monitors and being judged by the rate of their pulse. Read the article here.