Today's Hard|Forum Post
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Thursday January 20, 2011

Young Kids Learn Tech Skills Before Life Skills

A new study says your toddler is more likely to learn tech skills than important life skills. One statistic, I'm not kidding, said that more kids could open a web browser than swim unaided. Gee, ya think?

Small children today are more likely to navigate with a mouse, play a computer game and increasingly آ– operate a smartphone آ– than swim, tie their shoelaces or make their own breakfast. This is according to a new ‘Digital Diaries’ study from Internet Security Company AVG ( AVG Digital Diaries is a series of studies looking at how children's interaction with technology has changed.