Getting on the Same Page

Getting on the Same Page: Identifying Goals for Technology Use in Early Childhood Education

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.ctt14bs3t3
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    Getting on the Same Page
    Book Description:

    Technology use among young children is increasingly a fact of life, but debates about the role of technology in early childhood education (ECE) are ongoing, with some stakeholders unwilling to accept any role for technology in ECE. Based on findings from a forum and review of the literature, the authors offer ways to move past that debate and suggest several core goals that might be adopted to guide technology use in ECE.

    eISBN: 978-0-8330-8973-1
    Subjects: Technology, Education

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  1. Getting on the Same Page Identifying Goals for Technology Use in Early Childhood Education
    (pp. 1-8)
    Lindsay Daugherty, Rafiq Dossani, Erin-Elizabeth Johnson and Cameron Wright

    Technology use among young children from all income groups is increasingly a fact of life. Establishing a clear set of goals that are broadly accepted by stakeholders is critical to planning for the successful integration of technology into early childhood education (ECE). However, debates about the role of technology in ECE settings are ongoing, with some stakeholders unwilling to accept any role for technology. It has been difficult, therefore, to make progress toward identifying common goals, and toward ensuring that technology is integrated in a way that aligns with those goals, once defined. In this policy brief, we identify ways...