Note 1

In the study of Fairlie(2003) about the “Effects of Home  Computers on School Enrollment” he mentioned in his research about how different the results are to the surveys made by other researchers. He stated that in Israel the use of computer or other media gadgets has increasingly lessen the scores of the students to there academic performance specifically on the course of Math. However school teachers and principal on the said institution supports the use of computer or the usage of the modern technology, even in the recent reports of the national survey supported by the US Department of Education almost all principals reported that technology plays an important role to the education of the students today and will be in great contribution for the coming years, and majority of the teachers agreed that technology is essential as a module of their teachings. In the research of Fairlie (2003) he provided the survey of the 1988 National Educational Longitudinal Survey (NELS) that the result of the survey confirmed that the exam scores and grades of the students positively affected their academic performance, 3 to 5 percent higher than students who does not have computers at home.

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