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What is Young Children

Handbook of Research on Teaching and Learning in K-20 Education
Children birth to eight years.
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Teacher Assessment in Technology: Integrated Early Childhood Classrooms
Esther Ntuli (Idaho State University, USA) and Lydia Kyei-Blankson (Illinois State University, USA)
Copyright: © 2013 |Pages: 17
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-4249-2.ch018
Technology integration in the early childhood curriculum has seen some improvement. Many teachers now report using technology in instruction and providing young children the opportunity to use technology as a learning resource or tool in the classroom. While there has been some development in providing children with technological tools, research shows very little is known about teacher assessment of what young students know and can do with technology. This chapter a) discusses the literature on the role of assessment in education, particularly in technology-integrated early childhood classrooms, b) reveals results from a study that details the extent to which early childhood teachers assess young children’s developmental gains in technology-integrated classrooms, and c) presents recommendations for teacher use of assessment strategies or approaches to document information regarding learning among young children as evidenced by technology use in early childhood education.
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Digital Storytelling and Young Children: Transforming Learning Through Creative Use of Technology
The age range of children who are typically age four to eight and are enrolled in school grades of pre-kindergarten through third grade in school.
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Societal Intersections and COVID-19 Effects on Young Children Vulnerability: A Transdisciplinary Approach to Holistic Integration
Young children in this context refers to all babies, toddlers and young children whatever their abilities, gender, background, language, or culture from birth to 4years (preschool) and 5 – 9years (schooling phase) (DBE, 2015).
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