These days, children are getting their hands on mobile devices at a younger age every day. According to a new study, kids are ditching their nondigital toys by age three and turning their attention to smartphones and tablets. In fact, data shows that five-year-olds are using computers on a routine basis, and grade schoolers are getting mobile phones earlier each year, as well as joining multiple social networks. So, when is the right age to introduce children to technology?
As part of “Week of the Young Child” (April 14–20), Rasmussen College has created this new infographic that walks you through the technology milestones for different development stages of today’s children.