Thursday, August 17, 2006

This will be the people you will be designing for when you're graduated

It used to be that getting ready for another school year meant buying a few new No. 2 pencils, spiral notebooks and a lunchbox. Not anymore. Young children and teenagers, as well as college students, are going to school with more electronic gadgets than ever.

"Tech-based products are so much less expensive that the price point now allows kids to nag their parents to buy a particular product or buy one themselves," said Peter Grunwald, president of Grunwald Associates, a consulting firm in Bethesda, Md., focusing on school technology.

Read more at NYT Technology

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