Educational Technology

February 16, 2013

Computer classes in local schools are advancing along with the technology

Filed under: Educational Technology — admin @ 12:30 am

by Eric Vo, Record Journal

As technology becomes more user-friendly, children are becoming adept with technology, including keyboarding. It isn’t unusual these days to see a 2- or 3-year-old child easily maneuvering an iPad. Recognizing that younger students are getting early exposure to technology, area school districts are changing their curriculums to remove basic computer classes, replacing them with more advanced courses. “Nowadays, there are elementary students coming in and typing already,” said Karen Smith, Southington assistant superintendent for instruction and learning. “Young children are coming in and they can maneuver around a keyboard very well.”

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