ICTs and Special Education in Kindergarten
Athanasios Drigas, Georgia Kokkalia, NATIONAL CENTER FOR SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH "DEMOKRITOS"
iJET Volume 9, Number 4, ISSN 1863-0383 Publisher: International Association of Online Engineering, Kassel, Germany
Recent development in the role of special education in kindergarten children includes the use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs). ICT nowadays is recognized as a tool that can foster the knowledge and the experiences for this crucial age and the support of specific areas in kindergarten according to the educational perspective and the areas of needs they serve is thought significant. In this paper we present a brief overview of the most representative studies of the last decade (2003-2013) which concentrates on the most frequent difficulties that children face in kindergarten and are supported by ICTs. The effectiveness of ICT in gifted and bilingual children is also presented.
Drigas, A. & Kokkalia, G. (2014). ICTs and Special Education in Kindergarten. International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET), 9(4), 35-42. Kassel, Germany: International Association of Online Engineering.