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Digital technologies at home: the experiences of 3- and 4-year-olds in Scotland

Citation
Stephen C, McPake J & Plowman L (2011) Digital technologies at home: the experiences of 3- and 4-year-olds in Scotland. In: Miller L, Cable C & Drury R (eds.) Extending Professional Practice in the Early Years. London: Sage/ The Open University, pp. 184-192. http://www.uk.sagepub.com/books/Book236961

Abstract
This chapter examines the debate on the use of digital technologies with young children through a survey of 346 3- and 4-year-olds' experiences with digital technologies, both in their homes and in pre-school settings. The chapter describes how children engage with digital technologies at home regardless of socio-economic circumstances. The authors discuss the role of the pre-school in enabling children to build on learning at home.

StatusPublished
Author(s)Stephen, Christine; McPake, Joanna; Plowman, Lydia
Publication date31/12/2011
PublisherSage/ The Open University
Publisher URLhttp://www.uk.sagepub.com/books/Book236961
Place of publicationLondon
ISBN9781446207512
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