How Students Respond to Digital Media in the Classroom

In an increasingly digital age, adults aren’t the only ones affected by technology. Digital media has a tremendous impact on young minds — in fact, it’s transforming the education system itself.

Gone are the chalkboards and allergy-inducing erasers of old classrooms. Now the walls are studded with touch-sensitive smartboards. High-tech projectors hang from the ceilings. Students receive personal devices, like a tablet or laptop, to use as part of the curriculum.

Opponents argue digital media is distracting and can worsen classroom performance — but others believe forbidding digital media could hinder the performance of students who learn better with technology. Here’s how digital media has an impact in the classroom — and how it might shape the future of education.

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