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Computers Do Not Help Children Learn

Computers Do Not Help Children Learn




Consumers' Association of Penang

ISBN 983-104-097-X
Book size: 140 x 110mm
Pages: 60

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  • About the Book

    Computers can:  

    •  affect young children’s brain, development, as well as their health, and social and emotional growth;
    •  erode a child’s creativity, motivation and problem-solving skills;
    •  undermine writing, spelling and reading skills; and
    • cause poor concentration, and create impatience and low frustration tolerance in children.

    Computers DON’T:

    •  teach children how to think and feel; and
    •  and they DON’T encourage language skills, social skills, imagination, and a strong sense of self – what children need to do well in life.


    •  Toxic vapours and radiation from computers
    •  Computer games are more harmful than violent movies.


    Why computers are bad teachers / How computers adversely affect your child’s development / Unproven academic payoff / Physical injuries from computer use / Helping children avoid repetitive stress injuries / Stricken at 14 / Computers cause vision problems / Computers emit toxic vapours & radiation / How to tell if your child is hyperactive / Putting guns & blood in the hands of our children

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