Students Who Read On Tablets Score Poorly In Reading

December 16, 2019

Tablet use was again negatively correlated with reading scores nationwide, and in some states on some indicators, there were highly alarming trends. In Rhode Island, for example, fourth-graders who used tablets “in all or almost all classes” performed 38 points worse on the reading exam than those who “never” used it. Other areas with large gaps included Arkansas, Missouri and the District of Columbia.