Research + News | Topic: Homework

Homework, Not Games, The Reason Why China’s Teens Go Online?

Homework, not gaming, was the top reason cited by teenage respondents for going online, according to a study by Tencent Holdings, which is facing public scrutiny over its role in policing gaming addiction among youths. Read the article here.

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.

L.A. Students Get iPads for Classroom, Play Video Games Instead

School administrators were hoping the devices would enhance the learning experience in the classroom. Read the full story here.

A Computer In Every Classroom and a Tablet In Every Backpack?

More than three-quarters of tablet-owning parents let their kids under age 11 play with tablets in their homes. Read the report here.

How Do I Stop My Kids From Multitasking?

Common Sense Media offers some helpful tips to deter distractions. Read the full article here.