Kids Can Navigate Smartphones, But Struggle To Tie Their Own Shoes!
Jan 31, 2011 12:19
Children might be more tech savvy than ever, but it doesn't necessarily mean that they're better off in life. According to a recent study conducted by AVG, 19% of 2-5 year-olds could play with a smart phone app, but only 9% of those same children could tie their shoes. Yikes! And it seems that being unable to dress themselves isn't the only issue here:
"Tech skills are outpacing life skills in other areas as well. For example, more of the kids can open a Web browser than swim on their own, and more can play computer games than ride a bike."
Perhaps they could introduce more apps that help tie your shoes for you and or simulated the joy of swimming or bike-riding... that would solve all our problems, right?
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