Student Well-Being Kids' Screen Time Rose During the Pandemic and Stayed High. That's a Problem
It’s too early to see how increased screen time may affect kids long-term, but many educators say they have seen negative effects.
Student Well-Being Opinion Not All Screen Time Is the Same. Here’s What the Research Says
Explaining to students what the studies show about cellphone use can help them make informed decisions.
Student Well-Being Surgeon General: Kids Under 14 Should Not Use Social Media
Surgeon General Vivek Murthy said social media threatens kids' ability to develop a healthy identity and sense of self.
Student Well-Being What the Research Says Screen Time Can Raise Children's Chance of OCD. Educators Can Help Prevent That
Video game and algorithm-based videos may increase obsessive behaviors in preteens, a study finds.
Classroom Technology Students Are Addicted to Screens. What It Means for Learning
A handy guide to navigate the challenges that come with increased screen time.
Curriculum Many Adults Did Not Learn Media Literacy Skills in High School. What Schools Can Do Now
Eighty-four percent of adults say they are on board with requiring media literacy in schools, according to a survey by Media Literacy Now.
Classroom Technology Want Kids to Be More Responsible Online? Start Early
Talking to 4-year-olds about screen time, digital literacy, and cyber safety may seem premature. But waiting puts kids at a disadvantage.
Classroom Technology Big Numbers of Teens Are on TikTok 'Almost Constantly.' What Should Teachers Do?
A Pew Research Center report confirms what most middle and high school teachers already know: Teens are spending way too much time online.
Student Well-Being What Is the Right Age for a Kid to Get a Cellphone?
Children are acquiring them at younger and younger ages.
Classroom Technology Screen Time, SEL, Accelerated Learning, and More: 5 Stories to Read During ISTE 2022
The International Society for Technology in Education's first in-person conference in three years kicks off in New Orleans.
Classroom Technology 5 Ways to Use Technology to Improve Teaching and Learning
Here's an outline of the priorities schools need to address, with links to helpful resources.