Research + News | Topic: Education

Teens Now Turn To TikTok More Than Google – But Not For Schoolwork

Nearly 40 percent of young people—ages 18 to 24—are turning to visual-based social media platforms like TikTok or Instagram for their internet searches. Read the article here.

Students Who Take Notes By Hand Have Higher GPA, Remember More Than Those Who Type On Digital Devices

Maybe having iPads and computers become a regular part of the classroom isn’t the best idea after all. Read the article here.

How Digital Youth Became Unhappy – And Dangerous – Adults

How could the older and wiser ignore the dangers of adolescents’ reading fewer books and logging more screen hours? Read the article here.

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.

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.

The Time For Less Phones In Schools Is Now

Having phones used less during the school day increases connections and decreases distractions. Read more here.

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.

Teens Dissatisfied With Virtual School

New study finds that teens in virtual classes are less satisfied with their school experience, but are no more likely to be depressed. Read the article here.

Teens Organize Free Virtual Tutoring Programs To Aid Kids With Remote Learning Amid Pandemic

Many children have spent more than a year attending school virtually, raising significant concerns about a growing inequality gap. Watch the video here.

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.