Interesting NYT Article on Kids Who May Be Too Plugged In
In today’s Sunday NY Times, there’s a great article that is part of its Digital School series. (The series, Grading the Digital School looks at the intersection of education, technology and business as schools embrace digital learning; previous articles in the series can be found online too) This article, “A Silicon Valley School That Doesn’t Compute,” examines why the Waldorf School’s low-tech environment has become a draw for parents at high-tech companies like E-Bay & Google.
In addition to this thought-provoking article, you can find interesting multimedia pieces including a slideshow (see below), reader comments, and related information Bits Blog: Technology, Schools and a Big Black Bug (October 22, 2011) and the “Times Topics” Education and Schools & Computers and the Internet. Again make sure to read this article “A Silicon Valley School That Doesn’t Compute” on the NYT website!