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ERIC Number: EJ888121
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 4
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1040-1350
Technology and Giftedness
Shea, Lorel
Understanding Our Gifted, v22 n3 p8-11 Spr 2010
Today's parents and their children use electronic gadgets and gizmos at such a prodigious rate that they are changing the way people live. Cell phones are ubiquitous. Kids constantly text, email, instant message, and send photos from their phones as well as their computers. The Internet, without a doubt, has a tremendous impact on modern family life. For gifted parents as well as gifted children, being able to connect with other "gifties" online has been a great boon. This article discusses how current technology affects the way parents care for these gifted kids and highlights few of the potential pitfalls of technology that parents should consider.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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