Tech in the Early Years

Essential Readings on Tech in the Early Years


American Academy of Pediatrics, American Public Health Association, National Resource Center for Health and Safety in Child Care and Early EducationCaring for our children: National health and safety performance standards; Guidelines for early care and education programs 
Anderson, L. W., Krathwohl, D. R., Airasian, P. W., Cruikshank, K. A., Mayer, R. E., Pintrich, P. R., Raths, J., & Wittrock, M. C.A taxonomy for learning, teaching, and assessing: A revision of Bloom’s taxonomy of educational objectives 
Barron, B., Cayton-Hodges, G., Bofferding, L., Copple, C., Darling-Hammond, L., & Levine, M.Take a giant step: A blueprint for teaching children in a digital age
Bell, L.Preparing tomorrow’s teachers to use technology: Perspectives of the leaders of twelve national education associations
Bers, M. & Ettinger, A.Programming robots in kindergarten to express identity: An ethnographic analysis
Bers, M.U., Seddighin, S., & Sullivan, A.Ready for robotics: Bringing together the T and E of STEM in early childhood teacher education
Bers, M.U.The TangibleK robotics program: Applied computational thinking for young children
Berson, I.R., & Berson, M.J.High-tech tots: Childhood in a digital world
Blagojevic, B., H. Brumer, S. Chevalier, A. O’Clair, & Thomes, K.Touch and grow : Learning and exploring using tablets
Blagojevic, B., S. Chevalier, A. MacIsaac, L. Hitchcock, & Frechette, B.Young children and computers: Storytelling and learning in a digital age
Bloom B. S.Taxonomy of educational objectives, Handbook I: The cognitive domain
Blum, C., & Parette, H. P.Using instructional strategies in early childhood classrooms (ARRANGE IT)
Blum, C., & Parette, H. P.Universal design for learning and technology in the early childhood classroom
Bruner, J.Vygotsky: An historical and conceptual perspective
Buckleitner, W.What should a preschooler know about technology?
Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood, Alliance for Childhood, & Teachers Resisting Unhealthy Children’s EntertainmentFacing the screen dilemma: Young children, technology and early education
Campbell, A., & Scotellaro, G.Learning with technology for pre-service early childhood teachers
Center for Applied Special TechnologyTransforming education through universal design for learning
Chiong, C., Ree, J., Takeuchi, L., & Erickson, I.Print books vs. e-books: Comparing parent-child co-reading on print, basic, and enhanced ebook platforms
Clark, L. S.The parent app: Understanding families in the digital age
Clements, D., & Sarama, J.Learning and teaching early math: The learning trajectories approach
Common Sense MediaZero to eight: Children’s media use in America 2011
Copple, C., & Bredekamp, S.Developmentally appropriate practice in early childhood programs serving children from birth through age 8
Donohue, C.Technology and digital media in the early years: Tools for teaching and learning
Donohue, C. & Fox, S.Lessons learned, innovative practices and emerging trends: Technology for teacher education and professional development
Edwards, C., Gandini, L., & Forman, G.The hundred languages of children: The Reggio Emilia experience in transformation
Ertmer, P. A., Ottenbreit-Leftwich, A. T., Sadik, O., Sendurur, E., & Sendurur, P.Teacher beliefs and technology integration practices: A critical relationship
Espinosa, L. M.Classroom teaching and instruction “best practices” for young English language learners
Espinosa, L. M.Challenging common myths about dual language learners: An update to the seminal 2008 report
Family Center on Technology and DisabilityInstructional technology in early childhood: A new way for a new day
Fred Rogers Center for Early Learning and Children’s Media at Saint Vincent CollegeA framework for quality in digital media for children: Considerations for parents, educators, and media creators
Galinsky, E.Mind in the making: The seven essential life skills every child needs
Goldenberg, C., Hicks, J.  & Lit, I.Dual language learners: Effective instruction in early education
Goodwin, K & Highfield, K.A framework for examining technologies and early mathematics learning
Guernsey, L.Screen time: How electronic media – from baby videos to educational software – affects your young child
Guernsey, L., Levine, M., Chiong, C., & Severns, M.,Pioneering literacy in the digital Wild West: Empowering parents and educators
Halgunseth, L., & Peterson, A.Family engagement, diverse families, and early childhood education programs: An integrated review of the literature
Harris-Helm, J., & Katz, L.Young investigators: The project approach in the early years
Heejung, A., & Seplocha, H.Video-sharing websites: Tools for developing pattern language in young children
Helm, J. H.Building communities of practice: Energize your professional development by connecting with a purpose
Highfield, K.Robotic toys as a catalyst for mathematical problem solving
Highfield, K., & Mulligan, J. T.Young children’s embodied action in problem-solving tasks using robotic toys
Highfield, K., Mulligan, J. T., & Hedberg, J.Early mathematics learning through exploration with programmable toys
Hong, S.B., & Trepanier-Street M.Technology: A tool for knowledge construction in a Reggio Emilia inspired teacher education program
Institute of Museum and Library ServicesGrowing young minds: How museums and libraries create lifelong learning
International Society for Technology in EducationISTE standards for teachers
Katz, L. G.STEM in the early years. Early Childhood Research and Practice
Kazakoff, E., Sullivan, A., & Bers, M.The effect of a classroom-based intensive robotics and programming workshop on sequencing ability in early childhood
Levin, D.Beyond remote-controlled childhood: Teaching young children in the media age
Libow Martinez, S., & Stager, S.Invent to learn: Making, tinkering, and engineering in the classroom
Lindeman, K. W., Jabot, M., & Berkley, M. T.The Role of STEM (or STEAM) in the Early Childhood Setting
Luckenbill, J.Getting the picture: Using the digital camera as a tool to support reflective practice and responsive care
Lutton, A.Advancing the early childhood profession: NAEYC standards and guidelines for professional development
McManis, L. D., & Gunnewig, S. D.Finding the education in educational technology with early learners
Mishra, P., & Koehler, M. J.Technological pedagogical content knowledge: A framework for teacher knowledge
National Association for Media Literacy EducationCore principles of media literacy education in the United States
National Association for the Education of Young Children2010 NAEYC standards for initial & advanced early childhood professional preparation programs
National Association for the Education of Young Children, & Fred Rogers Center for Early Learning and Children’s Media at Saint Vincent CollegeTechnology and interactive media as tools in early childhood programs serving children from birth through age 8
NASBE Study Group on the Role of Technology in Schools and CommunitiesBorn in another time. Ensuring educational technology meets the needs of students today—and tomorrow
Nemeth, K.Basics of supporting dual language learners: An introduction for educators of children from birth through age 8
Nemeth, K. & Simon, F.Using technology as a teaching tool for dual language learners in preschool through grade 3
Neuman, S. B., & Celano, D.Giving our children a fighting chance: Poverty, literacy and the development of information capital
Papert, S.The children’s machine: Rethinking school in the age of the computer
Parette, H. P., & Blum, C.Instructional technology in early childhood
Parette, H. P., & Blum. C.Using flexible participation in technology-supported, universally-designed preschool activities
Parette, H. P., & Stoner, J. B.Benefits of assistive technology user groups for early childhood education professionals
Parette, H. P., Blum, C., & Luthin, K.Pedagogy and use of apps for early literacy: Making connections in planned classroom activities
Parette, H. P., Blum, C., & Quesenberry, A. C.The role of technology for young children in the 21st century
Parette, H. P., Quesenberry, A. C., & Blum, C.Missing the boat with technology usage in early childhood settings: A 21st century view of developmentally appropriate practice
PBS Learning MediaTeachers embrace digital media to propel learning
Project TomorrowLearning in the 21st century: Digital experiences and expectations of tomorrow’s teachers
Puerling, B.Teaching in the digital age: Smart tools for age 3 to grade 3
Puerling, B.Teaching in the digital age: Using social media
Rideout, VickyZero to eight: Children’s media use in America
Rogow, F.The ABCs of media literacy
Rogow, F.Why not just shut it off?: Developing healthy TV habits
Rogow, F.Inquiring minds want to know: Media literacy education for young children
Rogow, F.The case for digital media literacy in early childhood education
Rose, D. H., & Meyer, A.Teaching every student in the digital age: Universal design for learning
Rose, D. H., & Meyer, A.A practical reader in universal design for learning
Rosen, D. B., & Jaruszewicz, C.Developmentally appropriate technology use in early childhood teacher education
Scheibe, C. L. & Rogow, F.The teacher’s guide to media literacy: Critical thinking in a multimedia world
Schugar, H. R., Smith, C. A., & Schugar J. T.Teaching with interactive picture e-books in grades K–6
Sharapan, H.From STEM to STEAM: How early childhood educators can apply Fred Rogers’ approach
Simon, F., & Donohue C.The source of leadership for early childhood technology implementation: You!
Simon, F., & Nemeth, K.Digital decisions. Choosing the right technology tools for early childhood education
Simon, F., K. Nemeth, & McManis, D.Technology in ECE classrooms: Results of a new survey and implications for the field
Stockall, N. S., Dennis, L., & Miller, M.Right from the start: Universal design for preschool
Technology and Young Children Interest ForumOn our minds: Meaningful technology integration in the early learning environment
Trust, T.Professional learning networks designed for teacher learning
Vasquez, V. & Felderman, C.Technology and critical literacy in early childhood
Vygotsky, L.Mind in society: The development of higher psychological processes
Wartella, E., Schomburg, R.L., Lauricella, A.R., Robb, M., & Flynn, R.Technology in the lives of teachers and classrooms: Survey of classroom teachers and family child care providers
Wartella, E., Blackwell, C.K., Lauricella, A.R. & Robb, M.B.Technology in the lives of educators and early childhood programs
Washington, V.CDA 2.0: Supporting people and advancing the field
Yelland, N. J.The strategies and interactions of young children in LOGO tasks
Zero to Three National Center for Infants, Toddlers, and FamiliesSpecial Issue – Media and Technology in the Lives of Infants and Toddlers


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