U.K. researchers found that banning cellphones effectively added an hour of instructional time per week. Low-achieving and at-risk students saw the largest benefits.
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May 21, 2015
March 26, 2015
The Internet's effects on education, economics, and personal relationships are seen as largely positive by people in non-highly industrialized countries.
January 07, 2015
The New York Daily News reports that the ban on electronic devices could end as early as March. Mayor Bill de Blasio said he planned to end the prohibition when he campaigned for mayor last year.
September 12, 2014
A federal district judge has thrown out the search of a Virginia student's cellphone by school administrators looking for evidence of illegal drugs.
September 08, 2014
Human communication paradigms are changing rapidly, and we need to figure out how to best help our kids communicate well — and to balance technological and face-to-face communication.
September 04, 2014
A 2009 lawsuit filed by the ACLU highlighted a still-evolving legal issue: When can school administrators search students' cellphones and social media accounts?
June 25, 2014
In a case with implications for students, school administrators, and police in schools, the justices unanimously held that a police search of an arrestee's cellphone requires a warrant.
January 18, 2014
The justices added two issues to their docket with potential implications for education, one involving speech protection for testimony by public employees, the other about police searches of cellphones.
August 21, 2013
Students are confused about the difference between collaboration and cheating when using digital learning tools, says a recent article.
March 28, 2013
A federal appeals court has ruled that a school administrator's search of text messages on a student's cellphone violated the Fourth Amendment.