Buckleitner’s Guide to Using Tablets with Young Children



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Children’s technology guru Warren Buckleitner offers educators and families his expert advice in this valuable guide to making smart choices about technology and young children. Buckleitner’s Guide to Using Tablets with Young Children simplifies the shopping process, describes which apps are age appropriate, clarifies how to find educational apps on particular subjects, such as cars, geography, and music, and illustrates how the technology can be used in classroom settings. By reading this practical book, you’ll get answers to some important questions:

  • Which features should I consider when buying a device for children?
  • What is the best way to protect a tablet against a drop on the floor?
  • What are the best apps to help a child become a reader, scientist, or artist?
  • How do I protect children against inappropriate content and ads?
  • How can I keep children engaged in developing digital skills?

 Whether at home, in care environments, or at school, using digital tablets with interactive apps can open children’s minds to their own capabilities and worlds of fun!

Warren Buckleitner, PhD

Warren Buckleitner, PhD, is a parent, teacher, and founding editor of Children's Technology Review, an electronic subscription service that publishes reviews of interactive media products. For ten years, he covered...

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Buckleitner’s Guide to Using Tablets with Young Children has won the Tillywig Awards Parents' Favorite Products Award, National Parenting Publications Awards, and Mom's Choice Awards (Gold).


“Parents and educators will find Buckleitner's Guide to Using Tablets With Young Children to be an invaluable asset. Its pages concisely (yet fairly exhaustively) illuminate key areas to consider when choosing a tablet and putting it at your child's fingertips. The book's author is a parent, teacher, and founding editor of Children's Technology Review whose writing style is as enjoyable as it is informative, making for a surprisingly effective and entertaining read. The 4 chapters - Advice about Using Tablets, Considerations When Choosing Apps, Recommended Apps by Age and by Subject, and Keeping Up with Changes - each contain a wealth of information organized so as to allow readers to quickly absorb the material and put it to use, a huge asset for busy parents. The book includes plenty of easy-to-use tips and tricks regarding kids and tablets, including ones that help parents minimize potential downsides while maximizing the educational and entertainment value.”

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