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    The presentation began with a description of a study in the Journal of Pediatrics describing the ubiquitous use of technology by very young children.
    I renewed my call for educators to Listen, Empower, Go Deep:
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    listen to all the languages that your students use, and observe what your students need.their interests and needs are.
    - When their needs can be supported with a technological tool, seek to empower their learning with a high-quality selection
    - Allow them time in extended playful experiences, to go deeply into meaningful explorations.
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    Weakness: Expensive
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    fps video GO TO BLOG Bee Work Blog
    Strengths: Opening up hidden worlds to playful exploration, Easy to hold and place, High resolution, Stand allows hands-free, Focus flexible yet challenging, Affordable!!
    Resources
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  3. page TechToolsNAEYC15 edited ... Multiple new tools: {goard.gif} {numbers.gif} {Rig2.jpg} {Scope.gif} {alpha.jpg} {bee.jp…
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    Multiple new tools: {goard.gif} {numbers.gif} {Rig2.jpg} {Scope.gif} {alpha.jpg} {bee.jpg}
    1. SMART Panel 6050: 65” LED, 4K Ultra HD, capable of 4 touch points, utilizes Dual color pens, connectable through HDMI and USB 2.
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    to use.
    Weakness: Expensive
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    Weakness: No individual accounts, Sound, theatrics, & bomb are distracting
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    pulleys, wheels GO TO BLOG
    Strengths: Open ended materials for creative design & construction, Excellent quality materials, Very cleverly designed, inherently motivating
    Weakness: Expensive
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  4. page TechToolsNAEYC15 edited ... Strengths: Versatile Classroom Centerpiece, Visually Amazing, Displays anything, Easy to use. …
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    Strengths: Versatile Classroom Centerpiece, Visually Amazing, Displays anything, Easy to use.
    Weakness: Expensive
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    2. Osmo Numbers: Interface is a game format, Progressive difficulty, From dots to numerals, Designed to support counting, addition, multiplication, concatenation
    Strengths: Student-centered numeracy work, Fosters divergent problem solving, Cost is reasonable, Platform is a good idea but it is still not fully realized.
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    No individual accounts;accounts, Sound, theatrics,
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    are distracting
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    3. Rigamajig: Wooden erector set, Nylon bolts & nuts, Ropes, pulleys, wheels
    Strengths: Open ended materials for creative design & construction, Excellent quality materials, Very cleverly designed, inherently motivating
    Weakness: Expensive
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    4. Proscope EDU, Wired, USB 2.0, Adjustable stand, Computer screen, Resolution 2592 x 1444, Live, images, and 30 fps video
    Strengths: Opening up hidden worlds to playful exploration, Easy to hold and place, High resolution, Stand allows hands-free, Focus flexible yet challenging, Affordable!!
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    Tech Best Practices: fg.ed.pacificu.edu/cldc/techtools.html
    Early Learning Community: http://fg.ed.pacificu.edu/elc/
    Erikson TEC Center: http://teccenter.erikson.edu/
    Tech and Young Children: www.techandyoungchildren.org/
    Children’s Tech Review: http://childrenstech.com/
    Fred Rogers Center: http://www.fredrogerscenter.org
    Choosing Smart Apps: http://childrensadvocate.org/articles/play/choose-smart-apps-kids/

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    Diane Bales - Using Technology to Build Classroom Community
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