Digital Age summary

Digital Age summary - Tami-li Negus English 2010 Summary #4...

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Tami-li Negus English 2010 Summary #4 In the December 2000 issue of the “Monitor on Psychology”, staff member Siri Carpenter reported on the results of a day long conference entitled, “Digital childhood: a research agenda on human development and technology.” It was attended by over 100 representatives from varying groups such as teachers, advocacy groups, federal agencies, foundations, and journalism, sponsored in part by the APA and the Decade of Behavior. Some of the focus of the conference was on the future of interactive and digital methods for teaching the next generation of up and coming youth. They cited that many much younger children are already using software to learn rather than more traditional methods. This trend has many excited, but also a little concerned over what this trend could possibly bring in its wake. These concerns have been around for a while as other new technologies of the 20 th century have made their way into homes and schools.
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