Research + News | Topic: Schools

The Teens Of TikTok Are Taking On School Shootings

Teens use dark humor on TikTok to cope with school shooting anxiety. Read the article here.

It’s Ridiculously Easy For Kids To Cheat Now

Because homework-help apps and sites can either give students all the answers or provide much-needed support, parents need to make sure kids are using these tools properly. Read the article here.

Smartphones, Snapchat, Instagram Transform How Today’s Teens Bully Each Other

Today’s cyberbullies no longer rely on chat-based venues, such as texting or instant messages. Instead, social media platforms, sometimes used anonymously, are employed to strengthen mob mentalities and the shame of victims. Read the article here.

The Hottest Chat App For Teens Is… Google Docs

How a writing tool became the new default way to pass notes in class. Read the article here.

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.

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.

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.

Apps Stirring Up Trouble In Schools

This year’s hottest social media can fill the school day with drama and distraction. Read the article from Common Sense Media 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.

Kids Are Having Issues Holding Their Pencils Because Of Technology

It doesn’t just stop at handwriting – fine motor skill challenges could lead to trouble buttoning clothes, tying shoes and more. Read the article here.