Technology in Classrooms Doesn’t Always Boost Education Results, OECD Says

From the WSJ article – Study finds overexposure to computers and the Internet causes educational outcomes to drop.

“Beefing up technology in the classroom doesn’t always lead to better education for children, according to a new study from an international consortium presented Tuesday.

The report from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, or OECD, tracked educational outcome among students based on their use of technology at home and in the classroom. While student performance improves when they use technology in moderation, the group found, overexposure to computers and the Internet causes educational outcomes to drop.”

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