Children who use smartphones, tablets, and video games more than seven hours a day are more likely to experience premature thinning of the cortex, the outermost layer of the brain that processes thought and action, according to a new study released by the NIH.
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According to a new Project Tomorrow/iboss report, 71 percent of district administrators are concerned about the security of their networks.
November 07, 2018
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October 18, 2018
A manual analysis of 1,000 public comments to the FCC found that 99.7 percent of them opposed a recent order dismantling Obama-era protections for net neutrality.
October 08, 2018
Twenty-two states now have K-12 computer-science standards, and 15 states require all high schools to offer computer science, a new report finds.
October 02, 2018
A new study published in the Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis journal found that there is potential for 1-to-1 technology programs to increase achievement in the short term, but more so in the medium term.
October 02, 2018
Until personalized learning is better supported by research, curricula, and policy, K-12 leaders must be strategic, advises a leading researcher.
September 18, 2018
A new analysis of NAEP survey and performance data examines differences in students' access to computers and use of classroom technology.
September 10, 2018
Seventy percent of teens use social media more than once a day, but they say it makes them feel less lonely and more confident, according to a new survey from Common Sense Media.
August 15, 2018
The Children and Media Research Advancement Act has bipartisan support and the backing of both industry and advocates. But previous versions have languished in Congress.