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  • Can the promise of a reward get students to lay down their devices?
  • Can the promise of a reward get students to lay down their devices?
    David Kennedy (2018) ©
CASE STUDY

Hold: rewarding smartphone addicts for switching off

Digital distractions are harming Gen Z’s ability to learn, with 60% of teens having neglected school work due to the allure of their smartphones. By offering a range of steadily increasing rewards, the Hold app is giving students a reason to put down their devices and concentrate in the classroom.

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