ERIC Number: EJ784139
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003-Nov
Young Children and Technology: What Does the Research Say?
Clements, Douglas; Sarama, Julie
Young Children, v58 n6 p34-40 Nov 2003
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 children's language and reading, creativity, and mathematics learning. They note the importance of teacher planning for appropriate computer use in the classroom and provide guidance on choosing software and seeking further research information.
Descriptors: Mathematics Skills, Reading Skills, Child Development, Creativity, Technology Integration, Computer Uses in Education, Young Children, Educational Technology, Cognitive Development, Language Acquisition, Planning, Computer Software
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Early Childhood Education
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