itslearning (http://www.itslearning.net ), maker of the personalized learning management platform of the same name, has gathered statistics from sources like the "Harvard Gazette," Ambient Insight and PBS regarding the effect of mobile devices on the education of Generation Z, the cohort of U.S. students now starting to fill middle school classrooms.
The findings, summarized in an infographic titled "Generation Z: Growing and Learning with Mobile," (http://www.itslearning.net/gen-z-growing-and-learning-with-mobile-infographic ) reveal that incorporating middle school students' mobile habits into classroom instruction can have a profoundly positive influence on their learning.
The findings highlighted in the newly released infographic include the following:
The small screens of mobile phones allow dyslexic students to read faster without sacrificing comprehension.
Studies show standardized test scores are higher in courses where students use mobile devices than in offline classrooms....