Technology and Young Children: The Good and The Not So Good

I still remember the first time I felt the jolt from seeing what a computer could do.  I was about nine or ten years old and my dad showed the MS-DOS text commands to make a “rocket ship” launch on the screen.  Mind you, in the ‘80s this was cool stuff but any kid who saw it today would say, “Yeah, so?”  We’ve certainly come a long way, baby.