Research + News | Topic: Schools
Sep 6, 2019
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.
May 13, 2019
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.
Mar 18, 2019
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.
Mar 13, 2019
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.
Feb 8, 2019
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.
Aug 24, 2018
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.
Aug 13, 2018
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.
Apr 3, 2018
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.
Mar 12, 2018
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.
Feb 16, 2018
How Is Digital Text Affecting Student Comprehension?
Researchers found that digital reading was faster but less effective as a tool for helping students process and learn information. Read more from the Growing Leaders’ blog post here.