Friday, July 22, 2016

Research on Internet access impact on learning

Students without reliable Internet access at home may be at an educational disadvantage, according to a recent study. Researchers found students without reliable at-home Internet access were less likely to take part in informal learning. They also contend that Internet access via a smartphone is not an adequate substitute.
Rideout, V., & Katz, V. (2016). Opportunity for all? Technology and learning in lower-income families. New York: Joan Ganz Cooney Center.

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