Who's wired and who's not: Children's access to and use of computer

Analyzes national survey data on children's differential access to computers at home and school, noting varying conditions that affect how children experience computers. In 1998, over 75 percent of children had access to computers at school, though computer experiences differed by socioeconomic status. Poorer students had significantly less access to home computers than did wealthier students.

Author: 
Becker, H. J.
Year: 
2000
Source: 
The Future of Children, 10(2), 44–75.
Type: 
Related Research
Grade Level: 
early elementary
intermediate elementary
middle school
secondary