As you know, I have been interested in how the digital world is affecting our children and have organized Socratic seminars around this question for the students in my class to explore. A colleague recommended I read Gordon Neufeld and his theories on attachment. So during the spring break, I read many of his articles and watched the following thought-provoking talk "On Raising Children in a Digital World." He addresses many of the questions I've pondered like: "How do we harness the spectacular connecting potential and yet avoid the pitfalls of attachment technology gone awry? How do we prepare them to live in this new world and yet preserve what is required for healthy development to take place:
Gordon Neufeld - "On Raising Children in a Digital World"