Continuing the kids and screens conversation we started here last week, Nick Bilton in the New York Times asks “What does the tablet do to the developing mind? Short answer? No one is quite sure, though everyone seems to agree that we need more research to find out. It’s more about the experiences missed when we iParent via devices.
Regardless the unknowns, some Australian toddlers will be getting the newest tablets in an effort to “heighten engagement with learning in a play-based environment.” And PBS Kids has launched its first app for mobile devices “designed specifically for parents to help them build early math and literacy skills for children 4 and under.”
The grand experiment continues…
We’re wondering what you think about the unknowns of technology use among our youngest children.