An Appeal to America’s Librarians
Powerful forces encourage adults to “Let Kids Run Wild Online.” But children, and even teens, have less developed judgment abilities, making them easy prey for media corporations that have convinced a generation of kids to immerse themselves in entertainment tech at the expense of vital developmental activities. In an article posted on the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) blog, I encourage America’s librarians to reject the myth that kids can navigate tech on their own. Instead, I appeal to librarians to provide much needed leadership and direction on kids’ technology.
Read the ALSC article here.
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