The authors describe barriers that hinder family engagement in early childhood education and ways technology might help -- empowering families to become better educators at home, and strengthening connection and communication between school and home.
Nov 17, 2014
Getting Early Childhood Educators Up and Running: Creating Strong Technology Curators, Facilitators, Guides, and Users
The authors describe efforts that might be helpful in creating confident, knowledgeable providers of early childhood education who can help ensure appropriate, intentional, and productive use of technology among young children.
Nov 3, 2014
How Much and What Kind? Identifying an Adequate Technology Infrastructure for Early Childhood Education
The authors examine how stakeholders might collaborate to (1) define what constitutes an adequate technology architecture for the purposes of addressing the digital divide in early childhood education and (2) help ensure that it is realized.
Oct 20, 2014
Moving Beyond Screen Time: Redefining Developmentally Appropriate Technology Use in Early Childhood Education
The authors challenge the traditional emphasis on screen time as a measure of "developmentally appropriate" technology use by young children and discuss how to move toward a more comprehensive definition.
Oct 8, 2014
Technology use among young children is on the rise, but technology's role in early childhood education (ECE) is still in debate. The authors offer ways to move past that debate and identify several potential core goals to guide technology use in ECE.
Sep 22, 2014