Should Classrooms Be Gizmo Free?

Feb 1, 2017

In a world of screens, some teachers are putting their foot down with technology in the classroom. And research suggests there may be good reason behind that decision. A recent study from MIT found college students do better on exams when they’re not allowed access to computers. University of Georgia journalism professor John Soloski has taken that idea to heart with his students. We talked with him and Michael Robb, the director of research with Common Sense Media, a nonprofit that studies the effects of media on children.