Using Technology to Advance Toddler and Preschooler Learning

| September 2, 2015

By Sam Leyvas • Expect More Arizona

Saying no screen time for toddlers and preschoolers is easier said than done. Technology isn’t going away and neither is the desire to make sure that kids are prepared for the world filled with computers at every turn.

The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends no exposure to screens for children under 2 years old. But as the child gets older, families can use technology and interactive media to support learning and ultimately relationships.

According to the National Association for the Education of Young Children and the Fred Rogers Center for Early Learning and Children’s Media at Saint Vincent College, by managing time and choosing developmentally appropriate technology, adults can actually extend children’s learning.

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