US students comprehend information better online than on paper
from U.S. News & World Report
U.S. students are better at comprehending information online than on paper, results from a new exam suggest. Fourth-grade students in the U.S. scored well above the international average in online reading on a test administered alongside the Progress in International Reading Literacy Study, also known as PIRLS, which measures reading comprehension among fourth-grade students. The test has been administered every five years since 2001. Last year, for the first time, some education systems also opted to take a test that measures students' ability to to read, comprehend and interpret information online.
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