Can Ed Tech Nurture the 'Hearts and Minds'?

An Education Next forum poses the question: Do tools need stronger design and better implementation, or should educators reconsider their use of tech altogether?

Your Kids Aren’t Using Enough Technology

That title may be a bit sensationalist, but I’m trying to make a point. Kids aren’t using enough technology at home or at school. Before […]

Screen Time for Kids: Getting the Balance Right

From digital homework platforms to extended video chats with friends, from remote working to family WhatsApp groups, there are infinite ways that digital media are […]

The Trouble with ‘Screen Time Rules’

“Screen time,” as ever, is a hot topic for academics, policy folk and for parents. There’s a seemingly endless debate about how much is too […]

Watchworthy Wednesday: Survey Analyzes Plugged-in Parents

While 8- to 18-year-olds are clocking in lots of screen time, their parents are doing the same if not more, according to a new survey, […]

Impact of Devices on Children's Sleep A 'Major Concern' for Researchers

In 20 studies covering four continents, children who used or had access to devices at bedtime were more likely than peers to sleep poorly.

Pediatricians Shift Stance on Electronic Media Use for Young Children

Instead of urging a blanket prohibition on media use for children under 2 years old, the American Academy of Pediatricians urges families to adopt a […]

A Conversation About Screen Time

I raised a millennial who is now in her 30s. We dealt with the fact that she did her homework while engaging in multiple instant-message […]

Is It Time to Rethink Most Everything We Think About ‘Screen Time’?

Is “screen time” equivalent to… crossing the road? Necessary but don’t let little ones go unsupervised. Eating a balanced diet? Prioritize things that are “good […]

Are Devices Eating your Students Brains?

Children's Games, 1560, Pieter Bruegel the Elder Kristen Bailey recently shared this article:Screentime Is Making Kids Moody, Crazy, and Lazy. Penned by Victoria Dunckley for Psychology Today […]

Media Usage Highest Among Poor, Minority Youth, Report Finds

Common Sense Media released a report describing high levels of media usage by today's youth.

New Guidance on 'Screen Time' Coming From Pediatrics' Group

The American Academy of Pediatrics to date has recommended that young children watch no more than a couple hours of television per day.

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