Technology in education isn’t just for older students. There are a ton of resources out there for early childhood educators and their students, and many young children are already able to use the technology available to them. They’re even calling today’s preschoolers “Generation C”, aka the connected generation.
In years past, parents were supposed to prepare their young students for kindergarten so that they would be well equipped to start their formal education. Kids were supposed to know how to count to ten, grip a pencil, identify shapes and colors, and so on. Today, students entering school have a few more items on their must-know list – all related to technology. How much should kids really know when it comes to technology? What is the appropriate amount of device usage for young students? Has device usage increased as much as we think it has over the years?
The handy infographic below takes a look at all of the issues surrounding technology for children. Keep reading to learn more!