How does media influence children and teens at school, both in their experience and mental and emotional lives?  Thoughts from a couple viewpoints.

Unplugged Schools

Author looks toward schools to be a place where children focus on elements of life that don’t revolve around computers/machines in some manner . . . and, below, is an example of one in the heart of Silicon Valley.

A Silicon Valley School That Doesn’t Compute

Employees from Google, Apple, Yahoo, Hewlett-Packard,  Ebay and others send their children to this Silicon Valley Waldorf school.  No computers, or screens, are found at the school.  Why do they send their children here?

NBC Nightly News video about the above

Also includes several bonus videos and an article, including interviews. 

Growing Up Digital, Wired for Distraction

NYT feature article on the subject.