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Appropriate Uses of Computers with Young Children

Educational Technology Volume 29, Number 1, ISSN 0013-1962


Discusses the role of computers with young children and suggests that effective use should be based on an understanding of how children learn. Topics discussed include curriculum goals; criteria to consider when buying computers; teacher training; software selection; environmental considerations; and criteria for integrating computers into early childhood education programs. (15 references) (LRW)


Swick, K.J. (1989). Appropriate Uses of Computers with Young Children. Educational Technology, 29(1), 7-13. Retrieved September 25, 2023 from .

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