Educational Technology at Home

Welcome Impala Parents! Using technology is a big part of our world today. Here you will find helpful websites to encourage learning in math and reading at home.

As technology becomes more accessible and affordable, more and more families are using it. According to a 2017 study by Common Sense Media, an organization dedicated to helping families use technology wisely, a whopping 98 percent of children under the age of 8 have access to a tablet or mobile device, up from 75 percent in 2013. And that number will continue to grow.

Are your children technology junkies? If so, you might be wondering about how to make the most of technology in your home. How can you choose high-quality content? First, understand that technology can never replace or replicate the need for real-life opportunities and materials to imagine, create, and explore. On the other hand, technology isn't going away and it can offer educational value when used appropriately.

Check out the video below to see some benefits of letting your child use technology at home.