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Gryphon House Releases Buckleitner’s Guide to Using Tablets with Young Children

Lewisville, N.C. – Warren Buckleitner, PhD, founding editor of Children’s Technology Review, has written a new book that answers parents’ and teachers’ questions about how and when to use tablets with children. Buckleitner’s Guide to Using Tablets with Young Children provides expert guidance on how tablets can be used effectively to enhance play and learning for children ages 2 and up.

In addition to providing a guide to shopping for tablets and tablet accessories, the former New York Times children’s technology reviewer provides hundreds of objective reviews of the best apps on the market, all organized by age and subject matter.

Beautiful, full-color photos illustrate the apps that Buckleitner recommends, with links to continually updated lists that are ideal for adults seeking more information.

“Whether we like it or not, tablets have become are a regular part of a modern child's daily routine," said Buckleitner, who is also a CODiE award winner. “Whether this increased technology time is good or bad depends on which tablet you choose, the apps you put on it, and the context you create for its use."

Buckleitner’s Guide to Using Tablets with Young Children will be released in August 2016.

Pre-orders are available now. To request a free excerpt or e-galley copy, please contact anna@ghbooks.com

ISBN 978-0-87659-461-2; 112 pp., PB; $12.95.

About the Author

Warren Buckleitner, PhD, is a parent, teacher, library trustee and founding editor of Children's Technology Review, an online periodical and database that publishes reviews of the latest interactive media products for children. For ten years, he covered children’s technology for the New York Times. Buckleitner is an adjunct professor at the College of New Jersey. He holds a BS in elementary education, an MS in human development, and a doctorate in educational psychology from Michigan State University. 

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