Three quarters of parents think mobiles have negative effect on children’s learning
Three quarters of parents are worried that using phones, tablets and games consoles is affecting their children’s performance at school.
A new study looking at the impact of mobile devices on the lives of youngsters found that 75 per cent of parents felt that they had a negative effect on children’s ability to concentrate during lessons.
That opinion was reflected by teachers, with 23 per cent saying that pupils were too tired to get the most out of lessons, much of which is being blamed on youngsters’ heavy use of mobiles and tablets.
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