This session will provide an overview of current research on and recommendations for screen time and the use of media with young children. Based on this, we will examine what makes an appropriate early childhood app or technology tool and how to select the most effective early childhood technology learning resources from the thousands of options that are available for our phones, tablets, and computers.
Participants will be able to
1. Discuss 5 reputable sources that discuss the appropriate use of media with young children
2. List 7 criteria for an effective early childhood app