Millennial ‘Digital Natives’ Aren’t Tech-Savvy, Report Says

Education News – POLYMNIA HADJIPANAYIOTOU “Despite being a generation of individuals growing up with technology and the Internet, American millennials are not as tech savvy as expected, Change for Education research reveals…although millennials spend...

Teens and tech: what happens when students give up smartphones?

The Guardian – Erin Cotter “A recent report by Childwise found that children aged five to 16 spend an average of six and a half hours a day in front of a screen, more than twice as much as they did 20 years ago…So what happens when you ask a group of...

In Congress, New Attention To Student-Privacy Fears

NPR – Anya Kamenetz “Several efforts in Washington are converging on the sensitive question of how best to safeguard the information software programs are gathering on students. A proposed Student Digital Privacy and Parental Rights Act of 2015 is...

When Combating the Bully, Our Hands Aren’t Tied

The Huffington Post – Lain Hensley “As a part of growing up, most of us have experienced bullying either directly or indirectly. And despite our efforts to build awareness, today bullying still persists. As a society, we have to not only work to eradicate...

Unhealthy, excessive tech use affecting kids’ health

The Times of India – Staff Writer ” Instances of conflicts between parents and their tech-obsessed wards, poor social interaction and worsening of basic skills are some of the consequences of addiction to and excessive use of technology among children in...