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Young Children and Technology: A Cautionary Note

Young Children Volume 51, Number 6, ISSN 1538-6619

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Argues that although computers may promote the early childhood educator model of teaching, there are reasons for concern in the classroom with computers. Cautions against using a child's computer competence to measure developmental and intellectual abilities and levels. Argues that education is a social experience which computers cannot simulate. (SD)


Elkind, D. (1996). Young Children and Technology: A Cautionary Note. Young Children, 51(6), 22-23. Retrieved January 22, 2019 from .

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