Can Tech Help Preschoolers Catch Up to Their Peers?

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Flickr:KidPerez We hear a lot about the promise of technology closing the achievement gap, but few studies have definitively shown this to be true. In th

Cecilia Rosas‘s insight:

As a group, preschoolers from low-income families are often behind on fundamental literacy skills. Studies show these children arrive for their first day of kindergarten with less emergent literacy skills than children from higher-income families. With the help of technology, those kids in the bottom fifth who knew the fewest numbers or letters, ended up learning the most letters and numbers.

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