Kids & Online experiences

What Do Kids Want?

For children raised on the Web browser, a new computer proved to be less of a hit than one parent expected
March 31, 2008; Page R9

When offered a chance last fall to buy a computer engineered with a new kid-friendly design, I had visions of my children using its specialized software to do creative-writing projects, make short animations and learn basics of music composition.

Three months later, a different reality has emerged: My kids have barely touched the software designed for creative expression. They prefer our five-year-old PC because it’s easier to play simple games and watch videos on the Web.

What Do Kids Want? –

Another parent-friendly article about kids & internet.  Check it out.  (There’s a video too)

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