Research results are extremely varied on this topic, and complete condemnation is unfounded. There are a wide variety of factors and silver linings accompanying this issue; thus, we have compiled the pros and cons of the top online activities of various age groups in the table below: By age 4, many children already own their own … Continue reading Technology Is Harming Your Child’s Development…Or Is It?
Curious as to how children are spending their time online? So are we. We surveyed 400+ students to find out just how kids ages 9-18 are using their display devices. On average, students spend about 5-10 hours per day on their device(s) (smartphone, iPad, laptop, etc). This of course varies by age group: we found … Continue reading What Students Are Actually Doing Online
Across the United States, the average school day is approximately six and a half hours. That’s incredibly lengthy relative to the the average human attention span of 8 seconds. In today’s world, students need even less than 8 seconds to access information or find an answer to their question with search engines and online databases. … Continue reading 5 Tips for Student Engagement and Concept Retention