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Guidance on applying the principles of development and learning when considering if, how, and when to use technolgy and new media with young children. 

 

Position Statement: Technology and Interactive Media

Created by NAEYC and the Fred Rogers Center, this positon statment was created to guide educators in applying the principles of development and learning when considering the use of cutting-edge technologies and new media.

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Creating Coding Stories and Games

New to coding? Coding stories and games offer collaborative and playful ways for children to explore early coding. They also build on many early math and literacy concepts.

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Blog
November 1, 2017

Creativity Throughout the Day

Fostering creativity is one of the most rewarding—and challenging—goals that teachers of young children can set for themselves

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Authored by: Lisa Hansel
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Young Children
November 1, 2017

Creativity Throughout the Day

Fostering creativity is one of the most rewarding—and challenging—goals that teachers of young children can set for themselves

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Authored by: Lisa Hansel
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Article
Young Children
November 1, 2017

"Look What I Made!" Open-Ended Apps that Spark Creativity

Whatever the medium—wooden blocks, paint on paper, multicolored tape on recycled materials, or digital images on screens—it’s important for young children to experiment and create in ways that are meaningful to them.

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Authored by: Holly Carrell Moore
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Young Children
Vol. 72, No. 5
November 1, 2017

November 2017

Creativity Throughout the Day
Young Children's November 2017 issue
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Blog
February 27, 2017

The Role Of Relationships in Children's Use Of Technology

In this current conversation about media, technology and children’s learning, the focus has been on the importance of human interaction in relation to children’s media and technology use

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Authored by: Jeremy Boyle
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