The transition from blackboard to smart board has given us many opportunities in education. Children and parents of this era are the first generation learner in Digital Technology. With change in school education scenario and inclusion of digital technology in classroom, the parents are trying hard in adjust with this new change in education in home environment. In this Pandemic situation Digital Technology has become mandatory for educational purposes in maximum household. The present study was conducted to explore the relationship between middle school students digital education and parental involvement in different socio- economic conditions. A sample of 213 middle schools children (86 girls and 127 boys VI, VII and VIII) along with their respective parents (426= 213 fathers and 213 mothers) of Kolkata region were used in this quantitative study. Two scales were used for the collection of data. Correlation analysis, t-test and one way ANOVA were done for analysing the data as per the requirement of the objectives of the study. The tests revealed that parental mediation is needed for childrens educational use of digital technology but there exists no difference between fathers mediation and mothers mediation in this sector in Kolkata, West Bengal, India while there exists difference among the parents in this field according to their socio - economic status.
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Author Name: Barnali Mandal , Manjusha Tarafdar and Sridipa Sinha
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Keywords: Middle School Students Education Digital Technology Parental Involvement Socio-Economic Status