Research + News | Topic: Education
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 6, 2020
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.
Mar 28, 2019
What If Instead Of Taking The SAT You Got To Play A Video Game?
L.A.-based startup Imbellus plans to upset the SAT and ACT’s monopoly with a test it says accurately gauges critical thinking. Read the article here.
Mar 13, 2019
Is Higher Ed Ready For The Tech Expectations Of The Teens Of 2022?
What will these teens expect of tech based on their current experiences? Read the article here.
Feb 8, 2019
Ban Phones In Schools, Says Minister for School Standards in England
Nick Gibb spoke out ahead of the government publishing new guidance for schools, expected to address internet safety, social media and online gaming. Read the article here.
Oct 26, 2018
Nearly One-In-Five Teens Can’t Always Finish Their Homework Because Of The Digital Divide
Some 15% of U.S. households with school-age children do not have a high-speed internet connection at home, according to a new Pew Research Center analysis of 2015 U.S. Census Bureau data. Read the article here.
Aug 24, 2018
France Bans Smartphones In Schools
Under new legislation, French students will be prohibited from using smartphones and tablets while at school. Read the article here.
Apr 3, 2018
Google Is Equipping More Rural School Buses With Wi-Fi And Chromebooks
Providing students with dependable Wi-Fi before and after school is a boon for those who might lack broadband internet at home, giving them two opportunities daily to complete assignments or study for exams while on the bus. Read the article here.
Jan 10, 2018
A&E ‘Undercover High’ Reveals How Cell Phones Destroy Education
What is it about the cell phone addiction that makes kids push back so ferociously at the suggestion that they put down their phones in order to pay attention in class (or interact with family members at dinner)? Read the article here.
Jul 13, 2017
Teenagers Are As Sedentary As 60-Year-Olds By Age 19
Researchers wonder whether teens’ increasing inactivity has to do with how the school day is structured and the increasing number of screens in our modern world. Read the article here.