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May 2012 Volume 67, Number 3

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Number of articles: 5

  1. Finding the Education in Educational Technology with Early Learners

    Lilla Dale McManis & Susan B. Gunnewig

    As many educators and parents have observed, today's children are exposed to advanced technology at an early age, with tablets, e-readers, and smartphones being some prevalent choices. Experiences ... More

    pp. 14-24

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  2. Interactive Whiteboards in Early Childhood Mathematics: Strategies for Effective Implementation in Pre-K-Grade 3

    Sandra M. Linder

    Teachers are using technological innovations--including interactive whiteboards--in pre-K-grade 3 classrooms across the country. An IWB is a wall-mounted, touch-sensitive flat screen. When... More

    pp. 26-32

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  3. Touch Tablet Surprises: A Preschool Teacher's Story

    Rena Shifflet, Cheri Toledo & Cassandra Mattoon

    A year and a half ago, Rena, Cheri, and Cassandra were introduced to each other by a colleague because they shared an interest in exploring the impact newer technologies have on learning in early... More

    pp. 36-41

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  4. Exploring Elephant Seals in New Jersey: Preschoolers Use Collaborative Multimedia Albums

    Victoria B. Fantozzi

    VoiceThread is a website that allows users to create multimedia slideshows, or "threads," and then open these threads to other users for commentary or collaboration. This article shares the... More

    pp. 42-46

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  5. iDocument: How Smartphones and Tablets Are Changing Documentation in Preschool and Primary Classrooms

    Will Parnell & Jackie Bartlett

    With the increased prevalence of smartphones, laptops, tablet computers, and other digital technologies, knowledge about and familiarity with the educational uses for these devices is important for... More

    pp. 50-57

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