Module 04 Instructions for Communicating Benefits of Technology to Families

Communicating with families on the purpose and learning benefits of using technology in an early childhood setting is necessary even in this high-tech era. In this assignment, you will create a communication piece for families about the benefits of technology use in early childhood.

Instructions for Communicating Benefits of Technology to Families

  1. Part One
    1. Select one interest, center, or activity area.
      1. Dramatic Play, Library, Art, Math, Blocks, Science, Outdoors
    2. Select one age group.
      1. Infants, Toddlers, Preschool, Kindergarten, Young School-age
    3. Select one technology device or piece of equipment.
  2. Part Two
    1. Create a one-page information flyer for families focusing on your selected center/activity area, age group, and technology device.
    2. Be sure to include the following in your information flyer:
      1. Developmentally appropriate practices for the device.
      2. Active and passive use of the device.
      3. Focused Multiple Intelligence for the selected age group.
      4. Learning benefits and equity building.
      5. Overall benefits to early childhood education.
    3. Information flyer should be visually appealing and creative.
    4. Use correct spelling, grammar, and punctuation.
  3. Part Three
    1. Include one resource for families and any references in APA format.