Preserving Middle Childhood for the "T Generation"

Rimm, Sylvia B.
September 2006
Principal;Sep/Oct2006, Vol. 86 Issue 1, p60
The article discusses challenges that teachers, schools, and parents face with children who are exposed to "adult" life in early childhood. The author believes that technology has changed "middle childhood" in a myriad of ways. She points to studies of children in early elementary grades who have experimented with alcohol, or who have engaged in sex before the age of fourteen, as examples of changes to childhood.


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