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ERIC Number: EJ1053848
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014
Pages: 4
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-2332-3205
Improving Strategies for Low-Income Family Children's Information Literacy
Zhang, Haiyan; Washington, Rodney; Yin, Jianjun
Universal Journal of Educational Research, v2 n9 p655-658 2014
This article discussed the significance of improving low-income family children's information literacy, which could improve educational quality, enhance children's self-esteem, adapt children to the future competitive world market, as well as the problems in improving low-income family children's information literacy, such as no home computer and internet connectivity, high expenses in computer maintenance, and barrier of information literacy. Finally, four suggestions were given on how to improve low-income family children's information literacy, namely, government' facilitate the prevailing of computer application, state's establishing community information centers, parents' participating in computer learning and teachers' devoting to professional development. Technology couldn't replace all the teachers' functions, especially the teachers' expectation and encouragement for those low-income family children, which played important role in preparing low-income family children for the future competitive job market.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Adult Education; Early Childhood Education; Elementary Education
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Language: English
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