Research + News | Topic: Coronavirus

Online Schools Are Here To Stay, Even After The Pandemic

Some families have come to prefer stand-alone virtual schools and districts are rushing to accommodate them — though questions about remote learning persist. Read the article here.

One Year Into Pandemic, What Are Kids And Parents Learning About Tech?

Physically being in school with friends and teachers is best, but it seems kids have made big gains in becoming tech savvy. Read the article here.

Many Teens Live Online, Alone. Here’s How To Stay Connected In The Pandemic

For many teens, the pandemic has created an environment in which most of their lives take place in the shadows. Read the article here.

Five Ideas To Manage Your Kids’ Screen Time In A Pandemic

We can avoid long-term issues, according to expert Rachel Simmons, by proactively putting some guidelines in place that steer attitudes and actions. Read the article here.

How To Tell How Much Is The Right Amount Of Screen Time For Kids

It’s no surprise that as the COVID-19 pandemic continues, the amount of time kids spend on a screen remains high. Read the article here.

Teens Tutor Peers Online To Fill Need During Pandemic

TutorScope provides the one-on-one support that teachers have traditionally given while roving the aisles of their classrooms but now often can’t because of the time and technology constraints posed by online schooling. Read the article here.

Teens And Screens: Limits Are Even More Critical During Remote School

Experts have long urged limits on screen time for children, but a new study says it is even more critical during pandemic remote learning. Read the article here.

Parents Doing Whatever It Takes To Bond With Their Kids During COVID, Even Dancing On TikTok

A new survey finds many are working up a sweat just to bond with their kids more during the coronavirus pandemic. Read the article here.

The Effects Of Technology On Teens

In a world of remote-learning, Zoom calls, and streaming, do the benefits out weigh the risks? Read the article here.

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.