Wednesday, May 19, 2010

"Technology Makes Kids Smarter." True or False?

Many parents are proud to say, "My Billy spends 3 hours a day on his computer" There is an assumption that, if whatever Billy is engaged in has something at all to do with ‘technology,’ then it must be beneficial to his learning and development.”

But, is technology helping or hurting contemporary youngsters?

An article appeared in the Bend (OR) Bulletin newspaper: "A high-tech route to smarter kids?; It's pricey and of unknown value in boosting achievement, but local districts say this: It gets kids interested and involved" The Bulletin

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