Study: Computer use doesn't boost student learning

In the largest study of its kind, a Munich University analysis of the achievements and backgrounds of 100,000 15-year-olds in 31 countries revealed no link between computer use in schools and a student's learning of basic skills, such as math or reading. Indeed, the researchers found that the more access students had to computers at home, the lower they scored on tests, in part because the devices distracted them from their homework.

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