Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Questions Surround Use Of Digital Technology In Pre-K Classes

Education Week (5/8, Samuels) reports on the use of digital technology in pre-K classrooms, noting that some teachers consider them to be part of their assortment of educational tools. Moreover, the use of tablet computers "is particularly seductive at the preschool level because tablets do not require children to have the keyboarding or mouse skills" that traditional computers require. However, the use of such technology "poses tough questions for educators, among them: how to select developmentally appropriate software; what academic areas are best supported with technology; and how technology use should be balanced with other classroom activities."

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