HMMM… whose children are these computers for? Theirs or other people’s. You decide….
And see an earlier story, http://www.nytimes.com/2011/10/23/technology/at-waldorf-school-in-silicon-valley-technology-can-wait.html.
When Silicon Valley execs embrace technology in schools for their own children, then let’s talk.
Check out the little program in East Palo Alto (10 Books a Home) where I volunteer as a “role model.” I visit a 4 year old boy (we started when he was 3) in his HOME–role modeling for the PARENTS–the help prevent (not close) that “30-million-word-gap.”
Here’s a great link to the cleats that will be worn by the 49ers’ Solomon Thomas!!
Of course I agree that this IS THE HUGE challenge…. developed in early early early childhood. As I see it, we need to enroll parents when children are babies–IN THE HOME. Parents are a student’s first teachers. Let’s help them be as good as they can be.
Thank you 10booksahome.org! Together, we’re on the right path.