Respond to the following in a minimum of 175 words:
In the years of middle childhood, there is a wide developmental range that is considered typical for a child’s physical, cognitive, emotional, and social growth. As an elementary-age teacher in today’s schools, it’s imperative to know and understand the many influences that will affect children’s development. Consider the influence of media and technology on a child’s development.
- What are some positive effects of media and technology on a child’s development? What are some negative effects?
- How might a teacher work with families and caregivers to mitigate negative effects and meet a child’s needs?