Positive Parenting: How interactive apps can benefit toddlers

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With so many educational apps available researchers were curious what types of apps offer the best learning experience.

Developmental psychologists reviewed studies to figure out if two-year-old kids would learn best from interactive digital media.  They found that interactive apps could help focus a toddler's attention on an object, moreso than just watching something about the object.

The psychologists advised that a parent or caregiver should play along.  They say apps with clear educational or creative goals are best.


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