Author: Michael Robb

How Am I Doing? A Checklist for Identifying Exemplary Uses of Technology for Early Learning

Do technology tools and interactive media like iPads, cameras, or e-readers, belong in the early childhood classroom? If so, how should early childhood educators be using them? What are the best ways and when are the best times to use technology with very young kids in a classroom setting? The NAEYC-Fred Rogers Center position statement is meant to help educators answer...

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How Early Childhood Educators Use Technology in the Classroom

A new survey of early childhood educators shows they think technology can play a positive role in children’s learning. But they need support in order to make use of new tools in their classrooms. We are on the cusp of tremendous changes in early childhood education as technology introduces new opportunities for learning and teaching. To learn more about how early...

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For Infants and Toddlers in the Digital Age, Time with Adults Still Matters Most

The Rogers Center's Michael Robb takes a look at what we know from the research about infants and media and shares suggestions for how to use technology and interactive media in age-appropriate, intentional ways. When it comes to infants and toddlers have long been considered a special audience. Although several public health organizations, including the American Academy of Pediatrics and the...

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