Technology and interactive media for young children

From the Fred Rogers Center:

The data provides a substantial amount of indirect evidence that children’s interactions with technology and digital media are supportive of whole child development, especially when the content itself or something in the context did any of the following: helped children deal with frustration and/or mistakes; encouraged children to take positive risks; utilized digital media to facilitate empathy and awareness; encouraged children’s sense of trust; promoted children’s sense of self-worth; engaged children’s curiosities; encouraged children to look and listen carefully; provided opportunities for children to play; and provided opportunities for children to quietly reflect—alone or near a trusted adult or peer.

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