Students Who Read Paper Books Score Better on Tests

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Contrary to the initial concerns about the decline of traditional books with the advent of e-readers, recent research from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) offers a different perspective. The study, based on surveys and tests conducted in 2018 among 15-year-olds across 38 countries, suggests that young people who predominantly read paper books tend to achieve higher scores in reading tests compared to their peers who favor digital devices. The findings challenge the assumption that digital reading is superior in educational outcomes.


1- What does recent research from the OECD challenge regarding traditional books and e-readers?

2- What age group was involved in the study conducted by the OECD?

3- What do young people who predominantly read paper books tend to achieve, according to the study?


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Parts of this lesson are based on: An article Engoo Daily News.