From cybersecurity to school safety, privacy to personalized learning, and social media to media literacy, here are 10 of the biggest stories on the ed-tech beat in 2018.
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December 20, 2018
September 12, 2018
Instagram released a new guide for parents, but outside experts had different messages on what to know about privacy, identity, and healthy use of the platform.
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 24, 2018
Younger learners are growing up with technology all around them. A recent Pearson study found that a majority of kids aged 14 to 23 prefer learning from YouTube rather than books.
August 03, 2018
The social media giant, which is facing withering scrutiny over its data-collection practices, has announced a partnership with the National Urban League.
June 25, 2018
From fake news to digital self-harm, a host of new online challenges has prompted the nonprofit group to update its widely used K-12 digital citizenship resources.
June 04, 2018
Users who signed up to Twitter before they were 13 years old appear to be losing access to their accounts, raising questions for parents, schools, and the ed-tech industry.
June 01, 2018
A new survey of teens by the Pew Research Center shows the rising popularity of YouTube, Instagram, and Snapchat, as well as the rising ubiquity of smartphones.
April 25, 2018
Facebook has announced a flurry of privacy-related changes. But teens, like adults, still can't say "I don't want you to get my data in the first place," experts said.
April 17, 2018
A new meta-analysis finds that mobile-phone multitasking—especially with social media— negatively affects reading speed, reading comprehension, and lecture recall.