Technology Is Today 's Society Essay

763 Words May 23rd, 2016 4 Pages
Technology is everywhere: work, school, grocery store, and in many aspects of everyday life. Over the years technology is becoming more and more common in today’s society. Each generation is more accustomed to the advancements in technology. In an effort to prepare children with the necessary skills needed to be successful in the growing digital age, schools are introducing technology in early education in many different forms.
Technology is being introduced into the classroom earlier and earlier. Today some schools are introducing technology as early as head start and pre-k. The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) in collaboration with the Fred Rogers Center for Early Learning and Children’s Media have developed a study where 1,445 teachers and caregivers of infants, toddlers, preschoolers, and primary school children in grades K through third were emailed a survey that asked them about their use of media in their classroom along with a few other questions. The study shows that the majority of the teachers report using some sort of technology in their classroom every day. Technology is being introduced at an early age with the idea that the sooner the child is introduced the more prepared they will be later in life. Some schools in our local area offer tablets for the children to check out in centers as early as kindergarten. They also have computer classes starting in the first grade.
In the early 2000’s an early education classroom…

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