Perspectives: A Publication of the early Childhood Music and Movement Association

Perspectives: A Publication of the early Childhood Music and Movement Association


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  • Research Within Reach

    Author Angela Barker

    Research Within Reach

     

    Richert, R. A., Robb, M. B., & Smith E. I. (2011). Media as social partners: The social nature of young children’s learning from screen media. Child Development, 82(1), 82–95. Retrieved July 6, 2013. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-8624.2010.01542.x

    The authors explored the social and developmental impact that screen media (television, videos, tablets) have on the health and wellbeing of young children, birth through 6 years. Richert, Robb, and Smith offered two avenues for introducing and interpreting relevant research findings in terms of what best supports children’s development. First, the authors surveyed what children do not learn from screen media and the implications of those deficiencies on children’s cognitive development. Second, they looked at what children do learn from screen media and how such information can be useful to parents, educators, researchers, policymakers, and…

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