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Young Children and Technology: What Does the Research Say?


Young Children Volume 58, Number 6, ISSN 1538-6619


The authors summarize the research on the effects of computer use by young children, concentrating especially on implications for social, emotional, and cognitive development. They cover effects on children's language and reading, creativity, and mathematics learning. They note the importance of teacher planning for appropriate computer use in the classroom and provide guidance on choosing software and seeking further research information.


Clements, D. & Sarama, J. (2003). Young Children and Technology: What Does the Research Say?. Young Children, 58(6), 34-40. Retrieved September 21, 2020 from .

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