Research + News | Topic: Academic Performance
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
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.