Kids, Computers and You: What Parents Can Do Now to Prepare Their Children for the Future

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Bungalo Books, Jan 1, 1995 - Computer-assisted instruction - 160 pages
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Whether we like it or not, computers are here to stay, and it is up to us as parents to ensure that our children are receiving a healthy introduction to the world of technology at school.

Offering a commonsense approach to computer education in Canada, Kids, Computers & You allows parents to assess just what is (or isn't) going on in our classrooms and then gives advice on how we can help improve the situation.

The authors offer parents with little or no knowledge of computers a comprehensive guide to the use of technology in schools as well as practical suggestions to problems such as antiquate equipment, untrained teachers, inappropriate curriculum and techno-zealots who seem intent on turning primary-grade students into programmers.

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Contents

Introduction
5
Kids and the Classroom
25
Schools and the Information Highway
69
Copyright

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About the author (1995)

Frank B. Edwards is a publisher, an editor and an author, and is the co-founder of Bungalo Books. After 10 years as a magazine editor and feature writer, he switched to book publishing and has written over 10 books. He is married to a teacher, has three children and lives near Kingston, Ontario.

Thomas H. Carpenter is a freelance magazine writer and the author of several books. After graduating with a master's degree in philosophy, he worked as a book researcher and, later, became Harrowsmith magazine's technical editor. He and his wife have two children and live in Kingston, Ontario.

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