Duh! Right? No. Most parents just think their kids want to play games when in fact kids would like to create games.
What can we learn from this?
Interestingly, kids' drive to create - and the expectation that technology will assist creative expression - was highly under-acknowledged by parents. When we asked participants' parents outright what their children's favorite computer activities were, only 7% chose some form of creation or design as an option while, not surprisingly, 70% selected gaming. By contrast, children's own inventions revealed artistic design as a close second to gaming.Read more at www.readwriteweb.com