Research + News | Topic: Digital Citizenship
Mar 14, 2019
Will The #trashtag Challenge Really Get ‘Bored Teens’ Offline And Cleaning Up The Planet?
Oftentimes, news stories with the words “teenager” and “challenge” reveal some dangerous thing teens are daring each other to do, all for views online. This is not one of those stories. Read the article here.
Mar 13, 2019
Less Tech = Fewer Regrets
“In a tech-ubiquitous world, I fear our reality is becoming more ‘tech’ and less ‘world.'” But how do you fight that? Read the rest of the article here.
Mar 6, 2019
‘Pocket’ Offers A Glimpse Into A 15-Year-Old’s iPhone
Imagine you’ve hacked into someone else’s phone and are consuming all his texts, videos, Snapchats, and Instagrams in real time. Now imagine that someone is a 15-year-old boy, and you’re watching his life unfold entirely through the lens of an iPhone. That’s the premise behind Pocket, a captivating new short film starring the former Nickelodeon actor Mace Coronel. Read the article here.
Feb 11, 2019
Press Play: Attitude And Behavior Of Kids Toward Technology
There’s no escaping technology. Kids of today’s generation are raised around and with smart devices. View an infographic about the topic here.
Jan 15, 2019
A Letter To Teens About The Science Of Popularity… And The Best Ways To Use Social Media
An excerpt from the book “Popular: Finding Happinessand Success in a World That Cares Too Much About the Wrong Kinds of Relationships.” Read the excerpt here.
Jan 11, 2019
Tweets Can Haunt Teens, Young Adults Years Later
Teens and young adults commonly post things online that will come back to haunt them. Read the article here.
Jan 4, 2019
Twelve Tips For Parenting In The Digital Age
Tony Reinke provides parents with tips on how to steward teens in the digital age. Read the article here.
Dec 17, 2018
US Kids and Digital 2018
What Matters and What Doesn’t for These Digital Natives. Read the report from eMarketer here.
Dec 12, 2018
Emotional Competency, Communication, And Bullying In Adolescent Technology Use
Research shows that the abuse of technology is a damaging behavior and might cause psychological problems, social problems, or school problems. Read the article here.
Oct 18, 2018
Phantom Community: What’s The Power Of Talk In A Digital Age?
A digital “sense” of connectedness is replacing or impeding our ways of “being” incarnate (“in the flesh”) with one another. Read this blog post from Fuller Youth Institute here.