This is article shows an interesting view of technology address the needs of children. For those that view technology as a distraction or "something extra" to a lesson, take a look at the article below.
A major criticism I have of most educational institutions is that their primary focus is on students’ intellectual and cognitive development. Too often individual learner’s needs do not enter into the equation of their educations. Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs is a useful model for educators to use to help insure that they are addressing more of the whole child.