From a NYTimes article on the recent American Academy of Pediatrics’ warnings against giving small children screen time:
“[R]ecent research makes it clear that young children learn a lot more efficiently from real interactions — with people and things — than from situations appearing on video screens. ‘We know that some learning can take place from media’ for school-age children, said Georgene Troseth, a psychologist at Peabody College at Vanderbilt University, ‘but it’s a lot lower, and it takes a lot longer.'”
And people wonder why I have my concerns about online college courses . . .