Get your kids on board with the latest technology ...
By Marcia A. Talbert
Whether it’s the first day of preschool or the last year of your PhD program, one thing is for certain: Your educational experience will involve technology.
“The mastery of software is a 21st-century skill needed to prepare for college and to be competitive in the workplace,” says Mandela Schumacher-Hodge, a former teacher and founder of Tioki, a social network for the education community. “Teachers and parents have to set examples by mastering basic forms of technology themselves.”
Not sure which go-to gadgets make the best investments? Check out our editor’s picks for some of the latest devices, programs and websites that will keep pupils, parents and professors on their P’s and Q’s.
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