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Bridging Research and Practice
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How does children’s engagement with screen-based media and technology affect their development of emotional well-being and social relationships? Interest in the impact of technology on relationships sparked a recent research project at a university lab school in upper New England conducted by two researchers who studied the classroom use of a collaborative learning tool, Kaplan Early Learning Company’s Engage-2 © multi-touch table.*
A multi-touch table supports Computer Supported Collaborative Learning through a device specifically designed for several children to gather around the table and manipulate the screen simultaneously using pre-loaded, multi-directional apps. Three questions guided this exploratory, qualitative study (Karno & Hatcher, 2019, p. 3):
1. What is the nature of child-to-child interactions ...