An interesting approach to a relevant debate! One thing I do recognise when talking with parents – who don’t work in IT – “Many parents are unsure about the best path to technological modernization.”
Sixty-seven percent of parents in a recent survey agreed with this statement: “I don’t mind my child spending more screen time if he or she is learning.” And in another survey of parents, 67 percent said that “incorporating more technology in the classroom” is a “high priority.” So where is the dilemma?
The conflict in perceptions arises over the one-third of the parents in one survey disagreeing with the statement: “I don’t mind my child spending more screen time if he or she is learning.” And a similar percentage in the other one responding that more classroom technology is a low, not a high, priority. Within that one-third of dissenters, is where the high value of students using devices for their lessons comes into play rubbing up against another prized value of children and youth employing non-screen devices during school to learn since those very same kids are on their…
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