Even preschoolers don’t get enough exercise in America. For the first time, the US Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP) has released federal guidelines on physical activity, fitness,
With increased mobile tech, we have more flexibility, reach and personalization and accordingly, the role of the teacher needs to evolve to be more effective in providing personalized education Opinions
To the Editor: “Rich Parents Ban Devices as the Poor Grow Reliant” (Business Day, Oct. 29) recounts concerns among parents about children spending too much time on smartphones and tablets. These parents
Combining education and technology is great—until it's not. Update: This article has been updated to remove identifying information about a teacher and to clarify the reporter’s classroom observations.
These founders left Google to chase a vision of healthier screen time for their kids — and their flagship product has become
• Pramod Sharma worked at Google in Mountain View, California and noticed when he dropped off his daughter at the company's daycare facility, there were no tech products allowed. • Sharma and his co-founder
Yesterday, Apple released the new iPad Pro (along with a new MacBook Air and, at long last, a new Mac Mini). This update is just another step in the iPad’s steady takeover of not only the tablet market
For many kids, what they learn in high school isn’t preparing them for success in college or in their career. A new report delves into how our education system is letting them down. Work hard in school,
Teach Jacob Baynham Jacob Baynham Sep 1, 2018 Children are much more likely to enjoy outdoor activities—and stick with them—if they start out at the right moment in their physical and cognitive development.
The latest in the long-standing debate over violent video games: They do cause players to become more physically aggressive. An international study looking at more than 17,000 adolescents, ages nine to
By Valerie Strauss Valerie Strauss Reporter covering education, foreign affairs Email Bio Follow California Gov. Jerry Brown just signed into law a bill intended to promote the teaching and learning of