The Swipe Generation: Best Practices with Mobile Technology for Young Children
The Swipe Generation: Best Practices with Mobile Technology for Young Children
Please join us for an exciting 3-week FREE online course on mobile technology tools for children from birth to 8 years old. Led by Beth Poss, a popular CTD faculty member, this course is designed to give early childhood educators and parents a broad view of current research on the use of technology with infants, toddlers and young children. We will discuss the implications of technology use as an early learning tool for young children with disabilities. Participants will have the opportunity to explore developmentally appropriate apps and other technology resources that support the growth of language, play, literacy and early math skills, including assistive technology tools for access and communication.
The course will be moderated by Beth Poss from
October 20, 2015  - November 6, 2015
Week 1 Lesson Content Recommendations for use of mobile apps for children Birth-8

Kick Off Webinar: Introduction to Mobile Technology for Young Learners

The webinar will provide an overview of the recommendations of medical and educational professionals regarding the use of media by children from birth to 8 years and best practices in the use of media, including mobile technology for parents and educators.    
Week 2 Lesson Content:   Exploration of Apps and other Resources for Supporting Language and Literacy in Young Children

Week 2 Webinar: Mobile technology supporting early literacy, language & communication
Beth Poss will explore developmentally appropriate apps and other media resources that support the development of language and literacy in young children in alignment with best practices in media use of young children.  
Week 3 Lesson Content:  Supporting Play and Problem Solving in Young Children in the cotext of a UDL Early Learning Environment

Week 3 Webinar: Supporting Play and Problem Solving in Young Children in the Context of a UDL Early Learning Environment

In this webinar we will explore, in the UDL context, developmentally appropriate apps and other media resources that support the development of play and problem solving in young children in alignment with best practices in media use of young children.
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