Technology in Our Children’s Lives: How Do We Make Wise Choices?

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Nancy Carlsson-Paige

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The Newsletter of The Alliance for Early Childhood

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September 1, 2012

Children learn though active play and hands-on experience with people, materials, and nature. Screen time negatively impacts how children learn and how they develop relationships. The article outlines how to make wise choices about technology for children—including: keeping children’s lives as screen-free as possible, buying non-electronic toys, and encouraging children to play with open-ended materials.

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