Research + News | Topic: Technology
Jan 2, 2019
How Much Screen Time Is Too Much? New Research Shows Just How Bad Screens Can Be For Kids’ Brains
The physical formation of kids’ brains is being altered by smartphone, tablet and video game use, according to a new study from the National Institutes of Health. Read the article here.
Dec 13, 2018
Teens, Technology, Parenting and a Podcast
We are raising a generation of kids who are using devices and connecting with each other through technology in a way we didn’t—and in some ways, still don’t—experience. Read the article here.
Dec 12, 2018
Emotional Competency, Communication, And Bullying In Adolescent Technology Use
Research shows that the abuse of technology is a damaging behavior and might cause psychological problems, social problems, or school problems. Read the article here.
Oct 2, 2018
Is Technology Going Too Far In Measuring Student Performance?
In thousands of schools across the country, students are strapping on heart monitors and being judged by the rate of their pulse. Read the article here.
Aug 6, 2018
Technology, Dating, College, Career: Here’s Why Today’s Teens Are The Most Anxious Ever
What can be done to overcome anxiety? And why parents may be contributing to the problem. Read the article here.
Jul 16, 2018
Teens And Tech
A summary of recent Pew Research Center findings. Read the article here.
Jun 27, 2018
5 Things To Keep In Mind Regarding Teens, Technology And Digital Detoxing
Help your kids strike a healthy balance with tech use – something they (like you) actually crave. Read the article here.
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.