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Should early education involve technology?

Is it right for a child to know how to unlock an iphone before they can speak or do simple maths and should we be encouraging this behaviour.

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  • Sep 20 2011: I feel that the more we give children advanced technology to learn from the more they are isolated from what is happening around them.

    If this trend continues and more and more of our educational tools resort back to a computer or ipad or some other device I think that children will miss out on the fundamental skills of human interaction and conversation.

    So I guess my answer is No I don't believe children should learn from technology it should be the teachers using the technology to become more knowledgably to then pass onto the children at least until they are out of primary school.

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