Research + News | Topic: School

Smartphones Make Teenagers Lonelier At School Because They Isolate Young People From Their Friends, Study Shows

Proportion of 15 and 16-year-olds feeling alienated has tripled in twenty years. 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.

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.

Teenagers Who Use The Internet, Social Media Or Video Games For More Than An Hour Daily Have ‘Significantly Lower Grades and Test Scores’

Researchers are urging parents to place time limits on their children’s tech use. 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 And Screens: Limits Are Even More Critical During Remote School

Experts have long urged limits on screen time for children, but a new study says it is even more critical during pandemic remote learning. 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.

What We Overlooked In The Switch To Remote Learning

America’s rapid and urgent transition to online school has come with a host of unforeseen consequences that are only getting worse as it continues into the fall. Read the article here.

Chromebook Safety 101: 5 Easy Tips For A Better School Year

Millions of kids have been issued devices for school this year whether they’re learning at home, in-person or a combination of the two. Read the article here.