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Tech for tots

This report from the RAND Corporation identifies goals for technology use in early education. The information is based on findings from a literature review and a May forum that RAND hosted on the topic. The authors say that trends in US education suggest that young children may need to achieve basic digital literacy before starting kindergarten (Year 1), and the presence of a digital divide suggests that children from low-income families may need the most support to ensure readiness in digital literacy (see the previous story for research on technology for at-risk pupils). Based on their research, the authors present the following recommendations:
Source: Getting on the Same Page: Identifying Goals for Technology Use in Early Childhood Education (2014), RAND Corporation.

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