1 million adolescents in grades 8, 10 and 12. I was told this recently by a parent wanting an evaluation for her child’s difficult behavior and problems staying focused. We are seeing more toddler’s insisting on continued contact with their tablet. Children have their own innate interests and parents should program child development 2 encourage them.
But subjects like astronomy needs an introduction, as its presence in our day to day life is almost nil. Often the things children see and hear on the news or on websites that cover the news may be confusing and alarming. Even if you don’t let your children read or watch the news, they may hear about events from other children at school. Some folks believe the practice is outdated and the idea shouldn’t be forced on unwilling kids.