Computer Use Might Be Hurting Students' Reading Skills
Technology in the classroom could be hurting students' proficiency in reading and math, according to a new study.By Katherine Biek | September 16, 2015
As schools around the world add more and more computers to classrooms, a new report says using that technology may be hurting students' reading levels.
The Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development, or OECD, looked at classrooms in more than 30 countries.
It found computer use in the classroom had mixed effects on student performance. Most notably, students who frequently used computers didn't test well in reading.