Creating an Inclusive Community in Your Library Using Tablets

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Image courtesy of Little eLit

Image courtesy of Little eLit

LittleeLit releases Chapter 4 of its online book Young Children, New Media, and Libraries.  In this chapter titled “The Role of New Media in Inclusive Early Literacy Programs & Services,” children’s librarian and doctoral candidate Tess Prendergast explains how tablet technology can be used to create an inclusive learning environment in libraries and support early literacy with children with diverse abilities.  Within the chapter, she presents readers with a case study of experience of a child using a tablet to help her communicate and summarizes key research on the impact of assistive technology on early learning.

Read more about The Role of New Media in Inclusive Early Literacy Programs & Services from LittleeLit

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