So long as they’re reading, does it matter???
This is an excellent question as today’s technology is so important to all of us. I read an interesting and informative post, Study: Books May Foster Bonding Better Than Tablets by Linda Carroll that was published in New Hampshire Union Leader on October 1, 2019.
Here are some excerpts from this excellent post: Parents and children both appear more engaged when stories are read from a book, researchers say.
Toddlers appear to be much more engaged with their parents when stories are read to them from books rather than digital tablets, a new study finds.
It may be that when parents and toddlers engage over a tablet, it might be harder for them to have moments of connection, said Dr. Tiffany Munzer, a developmental and behavioral pediatrician at the C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital and the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor who led the study.
Tablets don’t seem to promote…
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