Computers for Kids!
by Jonathan O'Brien
Children have an amazing ability to learn at a young age on a wide variety of topics. It has been said that younger children have an almost unlimited ability to be taught on a variety of topics. This is the reason why children at a young age can learn new languages, new mathematics concepts and other educational areas. This is most definitely true when it comes to teaching children about the use of computers.
Today children begin to use computers in school and at home at a very young age. Through games and other activities, children as young as three or four can begin to use computers and access the Internet for educational opportunities. However, it is important for even the youngest children to learn and have an appreciation of using the computer and the Internet. Part of the understanding of computers is learning the various parts of the computer and what their purpose is, understand how the Internet operates, how to find appropriate resources online and how to be safe online. Teaching children the proper use of computers is an ongoing job that is handled by teachers and parents.
To learn more about computers and the Internet, here are some useful resources for children, teachers and parents: