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In a world where technology is ever present and ever changing, is too much technology at too young of an age detrimental to a child’s educational success? The purpose of this paper is to share the results of a four-month study that focused on the use of calculators in grade eight. This study was conducted in an eighth grade class, in a small kindergarten through twelfth grade school. This paper will share the findings of a study of a classroom in which calculator use was limited and mental computation was emphasized. The main focus of this study was whether or not there would be any improvement in the computation skills of my students and how, or if, their problem solving would be affected. As a result of this research project, I plan to permanently limit calculator use in grades seven and eight, as well as to implement a computational review that will be conducted yearly with all of my classes.