May 3, 2005

Everything Bad is Good

Alec Couros mentioned this book to me a few days ago and here’s a nice review of it.
TIME.com: Children, Eat Your Trash!

My consumption of media leans much more to my own kids habits. Right now I’ve got 9 Tabs open, the TV on and I’m having a conversation with my 6 year old. Not exactly undivided attention but certainly reality. Am I giving my brain a “cognitive workout” like Johnson describes? I don’t know that but I certainly am interested in helping kids work their brain within the media driven world they live in.