Research + News | Topic: Academic Performance
Feb 3, 2022
Kids’ Behavior Worsened With Remote Learning
As the Omicron variant surges and U.S. schools deal with a substitute teacher shortage and related pandemic fallout, don’t be surprised if a return to remote or hybrid learning leads your kids to act out, a new study warns. Read the article here.
Oct 26, 2021
4 In 5 College Students Have Trouble Concentrating After Switching To Remote Learning
Now, a new study reveals the switch to remote learning during the coronavirus pandemic has made earning a college degree even harder. Read the article here.
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.