This unique book connects solid knowledge of early education principles with technical computer experiences, emphasizing the role of the teacher and her responsibility for meaningful integration of computer technology in the early childhood classroom.
In an easy-to-read format, this book combines an informal style with clear graphics, diagrams, and photographs to enhance every learner's understanding of the critical issues in using computers with young children. Themes range from how to use computers, to supporting brain-based learning, to identifying software that provides electronic portfolios for authentic assessment. Other subjects include choosing appropriate hardware, establishing and introducing classroom computer centers, integrating computers with curriculum, common computer myths, involving parents, and using the Internet.
Early childhood educators, teachers, school administrators, and parents.