This articles shows how teens are distracted by their phones or the TV while they are supposedly doing homework. Many teens believe that listening to music or multitasking while doing homework doesn't affect the way they study or focus but in reality they are getting distracted. Teens ages 13 to 18 spend almost nine hours a day on social media, music, gaming, and videos. While doing homework 76% of teens listen to music, 60% text, 51% watch TV and 50% use social networking. This causes teens to stay up late because they are easily distracted by the technology around them. Insufficient amounts of sleep can lead to getting bad grades, being tired, and being angry throughout the day.
Do you listen to music or go on social media while doing homework?
What are some ways to eliminate these distractions?
Do you think texting, watching TV, or listening to music affects your homework or studying?