ABCs shouldn’t be all about computers

by Jon Henshaw

East Valley Tribune reports:

There’s no shortage of sites and software aimed at very young kids and even toddlers. Noggin.com has games and virtual coloring books for preschoolers. A Crayola licensee makes handheld video games, including one where kids race in a crayon-shaped car, for 3 and older. Kidz-Mouse makes computer mice for small hands.

But there’s growing debate over whether children should be exposed to technology so early. Some parents and scholars see no benefit, and a handful even warn of a hindrance to child development.

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