- Research on In-Class Use of Laptops and Other Devices: Effects on Students' Learning and Attention
- Classroom Laptop Users Distract Others As Well As Themselves
- You’ll Never Learn! Students can’t resist multitasking, and it’s impairing their memory.
My wife is a teacher and every couple of years some numbskulled administrator comes up with another brainstorm that boils down to thinking that throwing some more computers into the mix will fix everything. Of course computers are going to be part of these kids' world, so they need to learn about them, but figuring that kids learn better just because a computer is in front of them is a wrong-headed notion that's not borne out by the research.