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What Good Technology Use Looks Like in the Early Years – Education Week

Educational technology in the classrooms of young children is here to stay. Now, the challenge is making sure it is used appropriately.

“There is great potential, but we need to be thoughtful and intentional,” said Kyle Snow, the research director of the National Association for the Education of Young Children, a Washington-based nonprofit. “At the end of the day, it’s still a screen, and we still have to worry about all the bad habits we’ve developed with other technologies.”

In the multimedia presentation below, see how Belmont Hills Elementary School in Pennsylvania’s 8,200-student Lower Merion School District is working to put experts’ advice into action.