Getting Early Childhood Educators Up and Running

Getting Early Childhood Educators Up and Running: Creating Strong Technology Curators, Facilitators, Guides, and Users

Lindsay Daugherty
Rafiq Dossani
Erin-Elizabeth Johnson
Cameron Wright
Copyright Date: 2014
Published by: RAND Corporation
Pages: 8
https://www.jstor.org/stable/10.7249/j.ctt14bs3r2
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    Getting Early Childhood Educators Up and Running
    Book Description:

    The authors describe efforts that might be helpful in creating confident, knowledgeable providers of early childhood education who can help ensure appropriate, intentional, and productive use of technology among young children.

    eISBN: 978-0-8330-8970-0
    Subjects: Education

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  1. Getting Early Childhood Educators Up and Running Creating Strong Technology Curators, Facilitators, Guides, and Users
    (pp. 1-8)
    Lindsay Daugherty, Rafiq Dossani, Erin-Elizabeth Johnson and Cameron Wright

    Providers of early childhood education (ECE) are well positioned to help ensure that technology is used effectively in ECE settings. Indeed, the successful integration of technology into ECE depends on providers who have the ability tocuratethe most appropriate devices and content,facilitateeffective patterns of use,guidefamilies and caretakers on developmentally appropriate practice, andusetechnology to support provider needs. But ECE providers face significant obstacles that might limit their ability to successfully incorporate technology into the learning process. In this policy brief, we describe both the barriers providers face and the efforts that might be helpful...