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How should ‘appropriate’ be defined, in a kindergarten class where students are being introduced to technology for the first time and they are struggling with features of selected gadgets, when describing using digital technologies to support teaching and learning?

Dec 14, 2015 10:52am

  • Technology
  • K
  • Assessment / Digital Literacy


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    • Dec 14, 2015 9:11pm

      When we talk about technology in education, we mean the use of tools or machines in classrooms. Think computers, tablets, and printers. In a preschool classroom, technology can take many forms.
      The early years are all about figuring things out. Children are developing as learners as they investigate their world, and they're naturally curious about everything and explore how things work at every turn. Today's students need technology, as we provide a way for our students to grow as investigative learners. As such, she uses technology to support learning, not merely as a teaching tool.

      • Jan 2, 2016 1:19pm

        Improvements in technology, is generally not equitably shared within society. People with money have more opportunity to acquire technology, which enables them to take even more riches. ( It is also significant to remember that war has been and will remain to be the driving force for technology and founding. Power and wealth are intrinsically linked together.