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2008

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A Research Review Of Technology In Early Childhood Education: Implications For Best Practice, Deanna Laverick, Kelly Heider, Deanna Gay Jan 2008

A Research Review Of Technology In Early Childhood Education: Implications For Best Practice, Deanna Laverick, Kelly Heider, Deanna Gay

Library Faculty Papers

The purpose of this review of research is to describe the integration of technology in the early childhood curriculum. The review presents issues surrounding the use of technology in early childhood education; synthesizes research findings on the impact of technology use on young children’s educational achievement; provides professionals in the field with instructional strategies for integrating technology in a variety of content areas within the early childhood curriculum; and shares recommendations for the developmentally appropriate and effective use of technology for young children. This review supports the professional growth of early childhood professionals by facilitating their understanding of research-based ...