Research + News | Topic: Online Learning

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.

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.

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.

Our Disappearing Attention Spans

The question that begs to be asked here is, “Is a short attention span a bad thing?” 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.

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.

Most Parents Fear Remote Learning Will Lead To Children Falling Behind In School

Will students who are attending school remotely fall behind compared to their peers taking in-person classes? Read the article here.

How To Motivate Teens Struggling With Remote School

Getting boys to engage in virtual instruction doesn’t have to be a battle. Experts offer tips on how to make virtual school more bearable. Read the article here.