Research + News | Topic: Accountability

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.

5 Questions To Ask Before You Get Your Kid A Phone

Make sure they (and you!) are ready for the next step with conversation starters that get everyone on the same page. Read the post from Common Sense Media here.

Social Media Influencers Could Get Teens To Follow Social Distancing Guidelines, Say Researchers

Many adolescents are choosing to ignore the guidelines set out by governments during the COVID-19 pandemic, and peer-to-peer campaigns are likely to be more successful in changing attitudes. Read the article here.

You Lie, I Snoop? How Parents Monitor Teens’ Information

Getting teens to open up is an age-old struggle. Read the article here.

I Monitor My Teens’ Electronics, And You Should Too

Kids should have no expectation of privacy on devices given to them by their parents. Read the article here.

Enforcing Cellphone Rules For Teenagers

Many families draft a personal contract that lays out the rules of cellphone usage for their children. Read the article here.

Too Much Screen Time? Here’s How To Dial Back

Sticking to a new routine can stop your children from becoming screen zombies. Read the article here.

Instagram Now Requires Users To Provide Their Age

Users on Instagram will soon be required to enter their birth date in order to use the social networking app.  Read the article here.

Role Reversal: Children Often Begging Parents To Put Phones Away

Alarming new research reveals that the average parent spends just 24 minutes more per day with their children than they do with their smartphone. Read the article here.

Teens Keep Outsmarting Apple’s Features For Limiting Screen Time, And Parents Are Starting To Get Frustrated

Teens keep discovering ways to get around Apple’s Screen Time parental control feature. Read the article here.