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Developmentally Appropriate Software for Young Children


Young Children Volume 43, Number 4,


Points out that computer software which is to be used with young children in early childhood classes must be designed and selected to reflect a sound developmental approach to learning. Also presents 10 criteria for developmentally appropriate software and reviews several developmentally appropriate computer programs for young children. (BB)


Haugland, S.W. & Shade, D.D. (1988). Developmentally Appropriate Software for Young Children. Young Children, 43(4), 37-43. Retrieved October 22, 2021 from .

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