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How digital technology can support early language and literacy outcomes in early years settings: A review of the literature

Added 16 Jun 2016 | Updated 02 Aug 17

This literature review explores how digital technology can support practitioners to promote communication, language and literacy skills in early years settings. 

It seeks answers to the following questions: 

  1. How can digital technology support early years practitioners to improve their practice in promoting babies and young children’s communication, language and literacy? 
  2. How can digital technology be embedded into the early years environment to promote babies and young children’s communication language and literacy? 
  3. How can digital technology support the sharing of information with parents about ways they can support their child’s communication, language and literacy development? 
  4. How can practitioners support parents to use digital technology to encourage their child’s communication language and literacy?

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