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Why Early Childhood Teachers Require a Unique Approach to Tech Coaching

February 27, 2024

Via: Ed Surge

In my role as a technology specialist — or tech coach — at an elementary school, I support teachers of students in pre-K through second grade and I often hear comments like these. It makes sense. The early childhood teachers I work with have a unique set of challenges and concerns about integrating technology into instruction for our youngest learners and no one understands that more than I do.

When I became a school-based tech coach six years ago, I faced these same struggles. Most of my prior teaching experience was with upper grades, so I was well-versed in using technology with older students and it was easier.

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