ideas, innovations and apps for social work in the age of smartphones and social media
by Jane Wakefield, Technology reporter, BBC
I grew up with Ladybird books. They looked pretty old-fashioned when I was reading them and they seem to belong to a bygone age in the era of iPads and e-books.
These days, with the toddler acknowledged as the family’s tablet expert, children often learn to navigate the internet before they learn to read.
But are smart screens making our children smarter or simply creating a new generation of “square eyes”?
See a video about magic books and read more about the reading crisis, the power of books and the “hole-in-the-wall”-phenomnea via BBC News – Do smart devices make smart kids?.