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May 03, 2015

Myth-o-Mania of Teaching: 5 Lies That Kill Education

Education is full of misconceptions that fuels public misunderstanding. Professionals need to help debunk these corrosive myths to help re-estbalish education as important and positive.

April 21, 2015

New Research Reveals Teens' Near-Constant Use of Online Sites, Tools

Nearly a quarter of teens are online "almost constantly" and 73 percent of teens own smartphones, according to a new Pew Research Center survey.

March 26, 2015

Internet Seen as Positive Influence on Education—But Not Morality—in Poll

The Internet's effects on education, economics, and personal relationships are seen as largely positive by people in non-highly industrialized countries.

March 17, 2015

Use of Mobile Devices for Studying Skyrockets Among College Students

More than 80 percent of college students are now using mobile devices to study, and the growth in the use of those devices is shaping where and when postsecondary enrollees do academic work, a new survey from McGraw-Hill Education and Hanover Research finds.

October 30, 2014

Cautionary Note Sounded on Toddlers' Use of Digital Devices, TV

A new paper, authored by researchers from Zero to Three and Georgetown University, offers evidence-based guidance how to manage youngsters' "screen" experiences via television, smartphones, and other tools.

September 11, 2014

Punish Kids by Taking Away Mobile Devices? A #TBT Look Back to 2010

Devices and apps have evolved since 2010, probably more quickly than parents' strategies for monitoring teens' digital usage and regulating teens' digital access as a form of discipline.

October 28, 2013

Young Children Turning to Mobile Devices, Report Finds

Children ages birth to age 8 have "dramatically higher" access to mobile devices and use them far more often than children did just two years ago, a new national survey reports.

August 21, 2013

Digital Tools Raise Questions About What Is and Is Not Cheating

Students are confused about the difference between collaboration and cheating when using digital learning tools, says a recent article.

June 25, 2013

District Officials Describe Challenges in Using Mobile Tech in Schools

Providing students with mobile devices can engage students, and accelerate their learning, a number of educators said during a panel discussion at ISTE today.

June 10, 2013

Which Tech Devices Do Students Value for Different Academic Demands?

A nationwide survey reveals that students have different views of the usefulness of laptop computers, smartphones, and tablets, depending on the task at hand.

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