Child Development and the Use of Technology: Perspectives, Applications and Experiences, 1st Edition

  • Sally Blake
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  • ISBN-10: 1613503180
  • ISBN-13: 9781613503188
  • DDC: 372.133
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 401 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released November 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012

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Children experience technology in both formal and informal settings as they grow and develop. Despite research indicating the benefits of technology in early childhood education, the gap between parents, teachers, and children continues to grow as our new generation of children enters early childhood classrooms. CHILD DEVELOPMENT AND THE USE OF TECHNOLOGY: PERSPECTIVES, APPLICATIONS AND EXPERIENCES addresses major issues regarding technology for young children, providing a holistic portrait of technology and early childhood education from the views of practitioners in early childhood education, instructional design technology, special education, and mathematics and science education. Consisting of fifteen chapters developed by multidisciplinary teams, this book includes information, advice, and resources from practitioners, professionals, and university faculty engaged in early childhood education and instructional design technology.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Editorial Advisory Board.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: Beliefs, Historical Development, Perceptions and Social Cultural Systems That Influence Technology and Teaching Practice in Early Childhood Environments.
2: Socrates and Descartes Meet the E*Trade Baby: The Impact of Early Technology on Children's Developing Beliefs about Knowledge and Knowing.
3: The Epistemology of Young Children.
4: Historical Perspectives of the Concept of Child and Technology Innovation.
5: iPods, Internet and Apps, Oh My: Age Appropriate Technology in Early Childhood Educational Environments.
6: Ariel and Buzz Lightyear Are Coming to School: Incorporating Children's Popular Culture Ideas in the Classroom.
7: Technology and Social-Emotional Development in the Early Childhood Environments.
8: Technology in Our Classrooms.
9: Using Technology in the World of Play.
10: Supporting Mathematics for Young Children through Technology.
11: Inquiry and Technology.
12: Technology for Multi-Tiered Interventions for Reading and Behavior in Early Childhood Education.
13: Using Technology in Self and Peer Reflective Assessment.
14: Supporting Parents with Technology.
15: Learning, Growing, and Connecting in Sickness and in Health: Exploring Technology, Parenting, and Young Children with Serious Medical Illnesses and Chronic Disabilities.
16: A Parent's Guide to Support Technologies for Preschool Students with Disabilities.
17: Working the Web.
18: Internet Safety: Proactively Protecting Young Children from Internet Threats.
19: Connecting, Collaborating, and Learning Online.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.