OK, I’m going to be a little blunt. Remember this post about Introducing Kids To Technology? Unless we’re talking about how to load the dishwasher or operate the vacuum cleaner, I just don’t think kids are as challenged by technology as those of us with a few more gray hairs on our heads and years under our belts. The trick is not in introducing them or helping them keep up. It’s in keeping them from disappearing into an alternate universe where you will never see your child again – or where you can only communicate with your child via an electronic device connected to the internet.
With resources like these, some basic computer literacy will allow a motivated child to learn nearly any skill in the world. The question isn’t how to help your child keep up with technology; it’s how to help your child decide which direction to take, or how many different directions your child can go at once!
Oh, and I’m totally open to tips on how to load a dishwasher so that all the plastic kid cups don’t end the cycle upside down and full of soapy water.
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