iPhone’s Screen Time Crusade Implications For EdTech. Also: iLMS? More Apple In Education News

The announcement that caught the attention of parents and educators at Apple WWDC cadre last week was “Screen Time.” This new app will offer users […]

Tech Counts Webinar: Principals Tackle Classroom Tech Challenges

Join us for a 2018 Technology Counts webinar at 2 p.m. today on how principals are approaching the challenges and opportunities around ed tech.

If Your Child Can’t Sleep, Reduce Their Screen Time

Kids keeping you up all night? It happens. Maybe they’ve had a big day visiting family; their schedule’s out of whack and their sleeping patterns […]

Zuckerberg Promises Changes at Facebook, But Impact on K-12 Unclear

Ed-tech apps could be part of a sweeping Facebook investigation, and the company's CEO defended its products for children while downplaying concerns about "tech addiction" […]

Teens and Screens - Recommended Resources for Parents and Teachers

A Resource List to Jumpstart Screenagers Discussions -- A Work in Progress From Common Sense Media:FAQ•How much screen time is OK for my kid(s)?•What Should […]

Facebook's New Messaging App for Young Children Raises Concerns

"Messenger Kids" will let children video chat with parent-approved contacts, but the app is raising concerns about data-privacy and social-media use by young children.

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.

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