“Teaching in the Internet age means we must teach tomorrow’s skills today.” – Jennifer Fleming
The world is moving impossibly fast, and it can be intimidating to prepare and equip your children properly. But one thing we do know, is that computers and the internet are here to stay and that our kids will be using them on a daily basis. Like driving lessons and taking a driving test, there are a few basic skills that they will need in order to function effectively in this tech-driven future.
Like learning to drive, you won’t always be there to hold your children’s hands when they need to figure things out for themselves. As parents we should encourage our children to master not only typing, but also less obvious skills such as routinely saving and backing up their information, and some basic troubleshooting in order to be able to solve the most common software problems that they might encounter.
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