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How do students feel about going mobile?

By Laura Devaney, Managing Editor, @eSN_Laura
September 9th, 2014

Students say the more mobile tech, the better

mobile-study“Mobile learning” is one of the most commonly-heard phrases in education today, and research continually reinforces the fact that this learning approach has a positive impact on students.

Ninety percent of students in grades 4-12 said they believe tablets will change the way future students learn, and 89 percent said that using tablets makes learning more fun, according to a new study of more than 2,250 students from Pearson and Harris Poll.

Eighty-one percent of students said they agree that using tablets in the classroom helps them personalize their learning, and 79 percent said tablets help them perform better in class.

(Next page: How many students use tablets?)