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A few years ago, I wrote an article for students about the surprising amount of sugar that Americans eat. Toward the end of the article, after explaining how sugar is added to some foods you wouldn't expect (crackers!...
Seventh grade teacher Elizabeth Delmatoff piloted a social media program in her Portland, Oregon classroom. By the end of the year, 20% of students school-wide were completing additional assignments for no credit,...
According to the PEW Internet and American Life
project, adolescents’ Internet use grew from 75% of
adolescents in 2000 to 93% in 2010 (Lenhart, Purcell,
Smith, & Zickuhr, 2010). As a result, the lines...