Some Parents Don’t Want iPads in Schools

Following up yesterday’s post about the LA school system giving iPads to every child, I came across this NY Times piece which presents an interesting counter…some parents don’t want iPads in school.

From the article, “…the school system, without meaning to, is subverting my parenting, in particular my fitful efforts to regulate my children’s exposure to screens. These efforts arise directly from my own tortured history as a digital pioneer, and the war still raging within me between harnessing the dazzling gifts of technology versus fighting to preserve the slower, less convenient pleasures of the analog world.”

 

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