Technology and Child Development

As teachers, we must prepare our students to be successful on the job market and technology is an important component. But the access that children today have to technology, and the high levels of screen time, may be detrimental to both motor and social skill development while increasing unhealthy sedentary time. Utilizing technology in a healthy, educational manner in the classroom is critical, as is understanding both the pros and cons of technology use. Read more here in an article on the Impact of Technology on Children’s Development with quotes from Dr. Gabbard and Dr. Liew of Texas A&M University.

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