New Reports & Videos Re Technology, Children and Schools

UK’s Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) finds that computers ‘do not improve’ pupil results. http://www.bbc.com/news/business-34174796

Wi-Fi in Schools Australia has produced a video that encourages a precautionary approach to Wi-Fi in schools. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QQryZbxlqXl&feature=youtu.be

New gadgets track children, including wearable ankle monitors that let you “track your baby’s health.” Yikes! May this news inspire massive education of physicians, midwives, teachers and everyone else: children need eye-to-eye contact. Wireless devices emit electromagnetic radiation (EMR) that can produce long-term health effects. (www.saferemr.org; www.bioinitiative.org) http://www.electronicproducts.com/Internet_of_Things/Household/Keep_track_of_your_kids_with_these_six_gadgets.aspx

For parents and teachers who want to get informed, I’ve posted a Study Guide: http://www.electronicsilentspring.com/safer-tech-healthier-kids-study-guide/

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