Educators are working to make sure the technologies elementary students are using are appropriate for their age and highly interactive.
Given that the youngest schoolchildren are part of the touch-screen generation, we must make sure the technology they’re using in school is developmentally appropriate.
We don’t want to replicate core instruction in a digital format, we want to enhance it.
Being sure to use intelligently designed technology in smart ways takes training and practice, especially as teachers find themselves having to juggle screen time with hands-on activities and pupil-teacher interaction
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