It is the most efficient and effective tool in education today, because it enables educators to provide interactive learning environments in today’s 21st Century classrooms. It is well established that three and four year olds need a strong focus on cognitive development along with attention to their social/emotional development to be ready for pre-school and kindergarten.
Researchers further agree that a number of technology applications have the potential to support and extend learning in the young child through their unique capability to provide excellent instruction in these important developmental areas that are critical for educational success. For example, research has found that preschoolers, who used computers with supporting activities for key learning goals, had more gains than children without computer experiences. Among others, these included gains in knowledge, long-term memory, verbal skills, problem solving and manual dexterity.