Technology: Do Kids Need More or Less?
The ultimate questions for this Sandbox 2011 panel, posed by the presenter, are "Where is technology not working? When is technology not the answer?" That's a bold agenda for a panel of children's media creators and a roomful of other producers in the industry, from Sesame Workshop, WGBH, 360 Kid, and elsewhere. From the panel's energetic presentations emerges an unapologetic enthusiasm for more technology engagement and richer media experiences for kids - generally in the form of "Trans-media," connecting stories and personalities across platforms.