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Developmentally Appropriate Technology for Young Children Article

, , Wright State University, United States

ITCE Volume 2002, Number 1, ISSN 1522-8185 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE)

Abstract

Is computer usage appropriate for young children? The manner in which the computer is used can benefit the child, have no effect whatsoever, or actually be detrimental to the child's academic and personal growth. Specific conditions can be instituted to assure that young children benefit from their exposure to or interaction with technology. How computers are used is dependent on several factors: the teacher, technical and curricular support, the software, the way the software is used, and the classroom environment.

Citation

Finegan, C. & Austin, N.J. (2002). Developmentally Appropriate Technology for Young Children. Information Technology in Childhood Education Annual, 2002(1), 87-102. Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved August 21, 2018 from .

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