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How Intrinsic Motivation Helps Students Manage Digital Distractions

Ed Surge – Ana Homayoun

“Students today feel overwhelmed trying to juggle their academic, social and extracurricular experiences online and in real life, and educators play a role in providing support and structure to help students develop better habits to promote social and emotional wellness. According to the Pew Research Center, 72 percent of teenagers check their phones as soon as they get up (and so do 58 percent of their parents), and 45 percent of teenagers feel as though they are online on a nearly constant basis. Interestingly, and importantly, over half of U.S. teenagers feel as though they spend too much time on their cell phones.” (more)

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