Eight tips for raising tech-savvy kids

Help your child learn to use technology by integrating it into your home.

By Gayle Berthiaume, consulting educator

From Wiis to cell phones to iPods, kids are exposed to gadgets and gear at younger and younger ages. Tap into your child's curiosity — and show him or her the practical side of technology — with these tips that combine digital skills and real-world learning:

Gayle Berthiaume was an award-winning first-grade teacher at Minnesota's Becker Primary School for 35 years. She currently trains teachers nationwide on ways to integrate technology into instruction. To learn more, visit Gayle Berthiaume Consulting.