Blaming smartphones, but missing the point

21 Mar 2019 |

Why does the use of digital technologies amplify risk for some adolescents, while creating positive opportunities for many others?

The Global Education and Skills Forum brings together the insights from global education researchers. In the Learning Sciences @GESF track (with lead partner Jacobs Foundation) break-through researchers will outline findings on the science of teaching and learning.  

As we seek to find out what (and who) is really making the difference to the study of learning, psychologist Candice Odgers explains why the use of digital technologies by adolescents is not a black-and-white issue. It appears to amplify risk for some adolescents, while creating positive opportunities for many others.

Read the full interview with Candice Odgers on BOLD – Blog on Learning and Development

 

 

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