The world's on their screen. But is the screen becoming their world?

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The world's on their screen. But is the screen becoming their world?

 

Clutching an iPad, little Nihar (name changed) guards her identity-cum-access card gingerly. It’s almost a part of her school uniform, something she cannot enter the classroom of her Gurgaon-based private school without. Class notes are mailed to her daily, and her teacher shares homework (and sometimes quizzes) on Edmodo, a platform that connects pupil and master. Meanwhile, Nihar’s mother, a finance consultant, keeps track of her daughter’s performance through the Edmodo app on her phone.

 

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