Technology is Doing More Harm Than Good in Our Schools

A lot of studies have been conducted over the last couple of years looking at the differences between how we process information read via a screen, compared to reading off the printed page.
There is a common perception that millennials live their lives predominantly through digital platforms. However the thread running through a lot of these studies indicates that when it comes to study or needing to read to gain solid information and understanding, text books or printed articles are the preferred medium.
A study from the  Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development suggests that schools need to rethink the value they place on saturating the classroom with technology and look at traditional methods of learning through writing, note-taking and reading from books rather than laptops or tablets.

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