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The iPad Era Hasn't Turned Your Kids Into Screen-Time Zombies Yet

The iPad Era Hasn't Turned Your Kids Into Screen-Time Zombies Yet | Technology and Young Learners | Scoop.it
A new study released Monday details the way young children consume electronic media -- with some surprising discoveries.
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Here's Looking at You PreK-2 from #iPadU - Slide to Unlock Learning

Here's Looking at You PreK-2 from #iPadU - Slide to Unlock Learning | Technology and Young Learners | Scoop.it
This week, my esteemed employers, Grant Wood AEA, are hosting their first iPad conference - iPadU: Slide to Unlock Learning. Our keynote speaker and VIP presenter is Kathy Schrock, but we have a nu...
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Touch and Grow: Learning and Exploring Using Tablets

Touch and Grow: Learning and Exploring Using Tablets | Technology and Young Learners | Scoop.it

Young children are increasingly using tablets (as well as smartphones and other devices with touch screens) in early education settings and with family members. This raises important questions, such as when and how these devices can be used with young children.

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10 Terrific iPad Apps for Toddlers

10 Terrific iPad Apps for Toddlers | Technology and Young Learners | Scoop.it
From potty training to musical experimentation to a digital doll house, these 10 iPad apps are the perfect mix of educational and fun.
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Using Twitter in the Primary Classroom

My article about the use of Twitter in Orange Class (@ClassroomTweets) 

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A Conversation on ‘Play Dough or iPads’ in Early Ed

A recent podcast on BAM Radio delves into some important questions about the implications of the new technology statement from the National Association for the Education of Young Children.

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Kid Journal

Kid Journal | Technology and Young Learners | Scoop.it
Kid Journal is an app for early elementary aged students to reflect on their learning on a daily basis.
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Introducing Programming to Preschoolers

Introducing Programming to Preschoolers | Technology and Young Learners | Scoop.it
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Reading, writing, tweeting

Reading, writing, tweeting | Technology and Young Learners | Scoop.it
First graders get a dose of social media
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Kindergarten iPad Program Sees Positive Results

The initial results are in. iPads increased kindergarten literacy scores according to a new study from Auburn, Maine. 

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Doing Internet Research at the Elementary Level

Doing Internet Research at the Elementary Level | Technology and Young Learners | Scoop.it

Mary Berth Hertz shares an approach to teaching research skills to elementary students.

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A Commonsense Approach to Elementary Edtech | Elementary School Tech Ideas

How do you know what technology to teach young students?

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iPad in Education: POP MATH App Review

http://www.TeachWithiPad.com This quick app review video highlights the app "POP MATH" a great tool for helping to teach fact fluency and accuracy in student...
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The Complete Visual Guide To Technology For Children - Edudemic

The Complete Visual Guide To Technology For Children - Edudemic | Technology and Young Learners | Scoop.it
This handy visual guide explores technology use by young children. How much and what do they use, and is it appropriate?
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Proper Role of Ed-Tech in Pre-K a Rising Issue

Proper Role of Ed-Tech in Pre-K a Rising Issue | Technology and Young Learners | Scoop.it
Educators see an important place for technology in the preschool classroom, but say it is just one of many learning tools that can be incorporated among a range of developmentally appropriate materials and activities.
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The 50 best children's apps for smartphones and tablets

The 50 best children's apps for smartphones and tablets | Technology and Young Learners | Scoop.it
Adults are starting to trust their kids with their smartphones, but can children trust the grown-ups to download the best apps?

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Using iPads in the Primary Grades

Using iPads in the Primary Grades | Technology and Young Learners | Scoop.it
A first grade teacher uses iPads in a 1-to-1 technology experience with 6-year old students as they connect and collaborate on the internet.
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Ten Terrific Apps for the Younger Set

Ten Terrific Apps for the Younger Set | Technology and Young Learners | Scoop.it

Teachers With Apps has highlighted TEN TERRIFIC APPS for anyone with an iPad and a youngster. These apps cover a variety of different skills and all are engaging, entertaining, and extremely educational!

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Giving An iPad To Your Youngster? Watch This Video First -- AppAdvice

Giving An iPad To Your Youngster? Watch This Video First -- AppAdvice | Technology and Young Learners | Scoop.it
Got kids? Follow these simple instructions before handing down your old iPad.
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The Case for Buying iPads for Your Kids

The Case for Buying iPads for Your Kids | Technology and Young Learners | Scoop.it
My wife and I made the decision last year to equip our kids with iPads, something that might have sounded excessive only the year before. Now it only makes sense.
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Teaching Young Students to use Technology Responsibly

Teaching Young Students to use Technology Responsibly | Technology and Young Learners | Scoop.it

We need to prepare our students to act responsibly when the moment of stupidity arrives.We should not just hand students technology and expect them to use it responsibly.

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EdTech for the Younger Ones? Not Without Trained Teachers

Amid the agitation over childhood in the digital age, two visions are battling it out.
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The 40 Best iPad Apps for Young Learners

The 40 Best iPad Apps for Young Learners | Technology and Young Learners | Scoop.it

For every Angry Birds-type iPad app, there's a game out there to improve your child's mind.


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O Story Story - Wendy's Giant List

O Story Story - Wendy's Giant List | Technology and Young Learners | Scoop.it

Wendy’s Giant List is a wonderfully fun interactive picture book for pre-K children. The story contains 26 pages of beautifully hand drawn illustration, nearly a hundred interactive touch points and an embedded match game. Narration is accompanied by highlighted words to reinforce word recognition. Developed to support the young reader.

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Best Free iPhone Apps For Toddlers

Best Free iPhone Apps For Toddlers | Technology and Young Learners | Scoop.it

Let’s take a peek at some of the best free toddler apps for a fun form of entertainment that can be educational or just plain fun

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