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Using New Technology to Connect Kids to Outside World

While a contradiction at first glance, there is a burgeoning effort in education technology to develop tools that promote, rather than ignore, the social and emotional learning that are integral facets of elementary education.

Blackwell middle school students study on their iPads, which all students receive starting in seventh grade.

While a contradiction at first glance, there is a burgeoning effort in education technology to develop tools that promote, rather than ignore, the social and emotional learning that are integral facets of elementary education. Few computer games focus on decision-making and impulse control. But more classrooms are counteracting those effects by integrating tech-based play that teaches kids to participate in the world around them. (Medium)

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