[R-0447] S4. Instructional Planning

Citation: Elgersma, C. (2016). Yes, There are Apps that are Good for Preschoolers. CNN. Retrieved on June 10, 2016 from: http://www.cnn.com/2016/06/09/health/apps-for-preschoolers/index.html

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Abstract: This article/video describes the benefits of educational apps for young children. In addition, it gives tips as to how to choose age-appropriate apps that are good for young children. Length of time that young children should not exceed when using educational apps is also explained.

Integration: “Finding interactive experiences that tie into something your kid already loves can build a bridge between their off-screen and on-screen lives.”

Content Focus: Assistive Technology; Educational Apps; Infants, Toddlers, and Twos

Notes: Scholars may be encouraged to have a discussion about the use of media for young children in groups. They may also be encouraged to provide examples from their real life as to whether they believe children should or should not use media and why.