Advice About Young Children and Technology with Teacher Karen Nelson

Karen Nelson advocates using technology with primary students. She feels it is appropriate for short periods of screentime and with engaging activities even for young primary students.

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Karen Nelson – Show #82 – Generation C: When Very Young Children Are Connected to Technology

Karen Nelson discusses with Vicki about using technology apps with primary students. She recommends limiting consecutive screentime to twenty minutes and to use engaging activities. She recommends several apps for tablets that meet these requirements. She loves using programming with students because they propel students into higher levels of Bloom’s Taxonomy. She advocates teaching digital safety to students and teaching primary students to unplug. She discusses how technology can fit into a early childhood program. Listen now to hear her recommendations to parents and teachers for using technology with primary students.

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