If the first few years of life include support for growth in cognition, language, motor skills, adaptive skills and social-emotional functioning, the child is more likely to succeed in school and later contribute to society.
Martha Erickson and Karen Kurz-Riemer, authors of _Infants, Toddlers and Families: A Framework for Intervention_

Are Kids Different Because of Digital Media?

Thu, 03/13/2008 - 15:01 -- admin

The MacArthur Foundation (USA) launched a $50 million initiative in 2006 to help determine how digital technologies are changing the way young people learn, play, socialize, and participate in civic life. The foundation asserts that the answers are critical to developing educational and other social institutions that can meet the needs of this and future generations.

More information on [[http://www.digitallearning.macfound.org| The MacArthur Foundation website]].

Powered by Drupal