Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Integrating Technology in the Classroom Article

In the September/October issue of Exchange (www.childcareexchange.com), in the article on Integrating Technology in the Classroom the author states:

Technology in the classroom can contribute to better quality teaching and improve children's learning.  It can also be a detriment if used improperly.  Many workshops I attend include this warning from Mr. Rogers:

"...Let's not get so fascinated by what the technology can do that we forget what it can't do...It's through relationships that we grow best and learn best."

Be a guiding force in the appropriate use of technology in your program.  Set policies and provide resources that will take your program to the cutting edge of our modern world.  It is not about the technology - it is about children's learning and development.

Resources
Websites:
Fred Rogers / NAEYC Technology Position Statement: Interactive version featuring videos, webinars, resources
http://goog.gl/indZJE

Mrs. Davidson's kindergarten:
http://davisonkindergarten.blogspot.com

NAEYC Selected Technology Resources
http://goog.gl/3T74VF

TEC Center: Video examples, webinars, resources
http://teccenter.erikson.edu/

YouTube Video examples of the use of technology with young children
https://goo.gl/n7br2w

Free webinars on early childhood education and technology:
Early Childhood Investigations Webinars
http://goo.gl/28IfJA

EDWeb
www.edweb.net/prek3tech

Hatch Webinars
http://goo.gl/a2uGyb

Technology in Early Childhood Center (TEC) at Erikson
http://goog.gl/NOOBQP

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