A new report aimed at federal and state policy makers calls for a broad-based effort to increase the technological literacy of all Americans by integrating technology concepts into every school subject, beginning in kindergarten.

The report, entitled "Technically Speaking: Why All Americans Need to Know More About Technology," was released earlier this month by the National Academy of Engineering and the National Research Council's Center for Education.

After a two-year study, the report's authors conclude a majority of Americans are technologically illiterate. "Americans use technology with a minimal comprehension of

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