TOTS AND TECHNOLOGY By: Arnie G.

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³More and more kids are becoming computer literate´, reports the Globe and Mail of Canada. Some tots who have not yet learned to walk and talk are already using computers. Even babies who cannot sit up by themselves are being tot technological skills while sitting on their parent¶s lap. The rush

introduce to infants to computers often come from parents who are eager from their children to excel in school. Additionally, many software companies through their products as learning devices for children. Some parents, however,

questions the emphasis place on interacting with machines rather than people at such as early age. One mother said: ³We don¶t develop relationships with

computers, at least I don¶t think we should´.

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