Proper early childhood education technology use is critical
Making sure that young children benefit from technology isn’t quite as simple as handing a child a mobile device with age-appropriate apps. But using a series of questions and requirements can help ensure that technology in early childhood education environments makes a big impact.
Research has already established some key steps to better early childhood technology use, and ensuring that technology resources and software meet certain requirements can enhance young students’ experiences and learning.
Technology tools are just like paper, blocks, or crayons–they’re materials from which teachers can select to facilitate learning and play.
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