Beyond the Playground


Subject: Technology
Grade Level: Pre-K
Source: Cable in the Classroom

Old or young, people love playing on computers. Even preschoolers are eager to try navigating an online game.  And the good news is that a number of early childhood experts believe that young children can build new literacy skills while playing computer games. According to a study by the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation on the use of media by children, 16 percent of children six years old and younger use a computer on a typical day, and 61 percent of
two-to six-year-olds use a computer several times a week.


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