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Young Children Thinking and Learning With and About Digital Technologies

Stephen C (2014) Young Children Thinking and Learning With and About Digital Technologies. In: Robson S & Flannery QS (eds.) Routledge International Handbook of Young Children's Thinking and Understanding. Routledge International Handbooks of Education. London: Routledge, pp. 345-353.

This chapter is about the kinds of thinking prompted when young children engage with a broad range of digital technologies. It will consider the cognitive functions which educational games seek to develop and the social, emotional and meta-cognitive thinking that is associated with playing with technologies. The chapter will draw on empirical studies about young children learning and playing with technological resources and toys at home and in educational settings.

Preschool children; developing thinking; digital technologies

Author(s)Stephen, Christine
Title of seriesRoutledge International Handbooks of Education
Publication date31/10/2014
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Place of publicationLondon
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