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Young Children

November 2003 Volume 58, Number 6

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Number of articles: 6

  1. Meaningful Connections: Using Technology in Primary Classrooms

    Karen Murphy, Roseanne DePasquale & Erin McNamara

    A teacher educator introduces issues around using technology with primary children. Two teachers then describe science units they created that integrate technology through purposeful, hands-on... More

    pp. 12-18

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  2. Funding Technology: Does It Make Cents?

    Bonnie Blagojevic

    What is the role of early education programs in bridging the digital divide-helping all children become skilled technology users? Blagojevic addresses three issues: access, literacy/learning, and... More

    pp. 28-33

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  3. Young Children and Technology: What Does the Research Say?

    Douglas Clements & Julie Sarama

    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... More

    pp. 34-40

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  4. Technology as a Scaffold for Emergent Literacy: Interactive Storybooks for Toddlers

    Linda Robinson

    After providing a brief background on emergent literacy, the author describes interactive storybooks-software programs that allow children to interact with stories in a variety of ways. Children... More

    pp. 42-48

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  5. Assistive Technology: Supporting the Participation of Children with Disabilities

    Sarah Mulligan

    In this short article the author describes ways that technology can help children with disabilities communicate, participate in activities, and be more independent in the classroom. She emphasizes ... More

    pp. 50-51

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  6. The Tide Is High, but We Can Hold On: One Kindergarten Teacher's Thoughts on the Rising Tide of Academic Expectations

    Laurie DeVault

    DeVault shares strategies, enlivened with examples and anecdotes, for dealing with pressures for academic kindergarten. For example, teachers can embrace the positive elements in new methodologies;... More

    pp. 90-93

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