A review of studies on digital media, youth, and information quality finds some interesting, if not generalizable, conclusions.
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February 29, 2012
January 20, 2012
The curriculum created by online critical thinking educators EverFi will be available free to schools in both states wishing to participate
December 06, 2011
Illegal actions involving sexting befall a relatively small number of youth Internet users nationally, according to analysis from the University of New Hampshire.
November 23, 2011
Some ed-tech morsels to hold you over during the Thanksgiving break.
October 27, 2011
If granted, the injunction would temporarily halt current filtering practices by the school district, which the civil rights watchdog group says violate the First Amendment and federal Equal Access Act.
October 19, 2011
While the faceless nature of the Internet can bring out the worst in cyberbullies, it also means concerned bystanders can more easily report wrongdoing.
September 29, 2011
Ninety-six schools nationwide have stopped blocking educational websites that favorably depict LGBT since the beginning of an ACLU initiative, a report says.
August 18, 2011
New orders from the FCC wiil require schools to teach students about cyberbullying and appropriate Internet behavior to comply with the E-Rate program.
August 15, 2011
The group claims a Missouri school district has been unresponsive to claims that it is engaged in illegal censorship of online content.
August 06, 2011
A recently passed Missouri law that restricts social networking relationships between teachers and students making local and national headlines.