Reflections on Technology's Impact on Kids

February 7, 2013

Baby using an iPad.

A few questions I’ve been thinking about regarding technology and young people:

How is computer/media use affecting school performance?

What about thinking skills and creativity?

What are kids spending their time on the computer doing, aside from homework? Is the time being used productively?

Is America’s academic “ranking”  tied to computer use or not?

I found a few articles discussing aspects of these ideas. (Disclaimer- I do like technology, I just think it needs to be used in line with other priorities and goals. )

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