Research + News | Topic: Technology
May 31, 2018
Teens, Social Media & Technology 2018
The latest report from the Pew Research Center says that YouTube, Instagram and Snapchat are the most popular online platforms among teens. Fully 95% of teens have access to a smartphone, and 45% say they are online ‘almost constantly.’ Read the report here.
Apr 25, 2018
A New Study Shows That Students Learn Way More Effectively From Print Textbooks Than Screens
While new forms of classroom technology like digital textbooks are more accessible and portable, it would be wrong to assume that students will automatically be better served by digital reading simply because they prefer it. 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.
Jan 16, 2018
The Sneaky Science Behind Your Kid’s Tech Obsession
The first step toward resisting the pull of digital products like Snapchat, Instagram, and Netflix is recognizing the tricks they use to keep you hooked. Read the article here.
Jan 2, 2018
How Technology Can Help You And Your Kids As Long As You Let It
Thankfully, there is a lot of tech that can help us become better parents and take care of our children and their growing needs. Read the article here.
Dec 21, 2017
Tips For A Tech-Wise Christmas
Here are some key statistics and helpful tips to make yours a tech-wise home for the holidays. Read the article from Barna here.
Nov 28, 2017
How Tech Companies Are Catering To Generation Z Teens
Kids born after 1995, also known as Generation Z, will make up 40 percent of consumers by 2020, and retailers are desperate for their attention. Read the article here.
Nov 27, 2017
Laptops Are Great. But Not During A Lecture Or A Meeting.
Step into any college lecture hall and you are likely to find a sea of students typing away at open, glowing laptops as the professor speaks. Read the article here.
Nov 9, 2017
How New Technology Shapes Each New Generation
Tim Elmore explores the different ways that each generation has been shaped by technology. Read his blog post here.
Nov 8, 2017
Time With Tunes: How Technology Is Driving Music Consumption
On average, Americans spend just over 32 hours a week listening to music in 2017, up 5.5 hours over last year. Read the article here.