ICTs and Special Education in Kindergarten

Athanasios Drigas, Georgia Kokkalia

Abstract


Recent development in the role of special education in kindergarten children includes the use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs). ICT nowadays is recognized as a tool that can foster the knowledge and the experiences for this crucial age and the support of specific areas in kindergarten according to the educational perspective and the areas of needs they serve is thought significant. In this paper we present a brief overview of the most representative studies of the last decade (2003-2013) which concentrates on the most frequent difficulties that children face in kindergarten and are supported by ICTs. The effectiveness of ICT in gifted and bilingual children is also presented.

Keywords


kindergarten; ICT; intervention and diagnostic tools; special education; giftedness; bilingualism

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International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET) – eISSN: 1863-0383
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