Children's technology use outpaces research on its repercussions

10/13/2009 | New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

Is it possible to concentrate on school work while listening to an iPod, watching a movie or texting friends? Teachers, parents and education experts often ask the question, but the answers aren't always there. "Kids are spending an extraordinary amount of time with media," a professor said. "We don't really know what they pay attention to, what they don't. We don't know how it impacts their school performance, whether it impacts their school performance."

View Full Article in:

New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
K-12 Teachers Needed at Int’l Schools
The International Educator
Multiple Locations
Learning Assessment Specialist at India's Leading K12 Education Enterprise
XSEED Education (India)
Gurgaon (New Delhi Area)
RFP Specialist, Contract Position
ASCD
Alexandria, VA
Program Officer, Teacher Development
Knowles Science Teaching Foundation
Moorestown, NJ
DIRECTOR OF HEALTH AND CULTURE
BOULDER VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Boulder, CO