South Korea steps back

Too much of a good thing? This Washington Post piece reports on how one of the most tech-savvy education systems is taking a second look at an all digital curriculum. Worries include: About one in 12 students between ages 5 and 9, according to a government survey, is addicted to the Internet, meaning they become anxious or depressed if they go without access. Some experts suggest a similar problem in the United States, where between 8 percent and 12 percent of children show signs of Internet addiction, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics.   
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Too much of a good thing? This Washington Post piece reports on how one of the most tech-savvy education systems is taking a second look at an all digital curriculum. Worries include: About one in 12 students between ages 5 and 9, according to a government survey, is addicted to the Internet, meaning they become anxious or depressed if they go without access. Some experts suggest a similar problem in the United States, where between 8 percent and 12 percent of children show signs of Internet addiction, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics.   

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