Bills across the US would force TikTok and Instagram to ditch features that keep youngsters glued to their phones. Could they stem a teen mental health crisis?
US high school students are demanding safer classrooms, and they’re mobilizing through group chats, Google Docs, and homespun social media campaigns.
The pandemic created a new, more diverse, more connected crop of homeschoolers. They could help shape what learning looks like for everyone.
As coronavirus cases rise, many school districts will begin the year with at least some online learning. Students without tech access could fall further behind.
Many schools are preparing for some form of virtual instruction in the autumn. For faculty and students, it won’t be perfect, and it certainly won’t be “back to normal.”
Graduation ceremonies have been waylaid by pandemic. So some gaming-savvy seniors are taking their send-off to the servers.
I got the app for its easy photo backups. I didn’t realize it would become a precious window to the past—or a lifeline in a time of existential despair.