When used appropriately…technology and interactive media have the potential to enhance – without replacing – creative play, exploration, physical activity, other experiences, conversation, and social interactions.”

–Madhavi Parikh, Director of Professional Learning, NAEYC

TechStars Preschool programs are in alignment with the NAEYC position statement which states “Children’s experiences with technology and interactive media are increasingly part of the context of their lives, which must be considered as part of the developmentally appropriate framework …used intentionally by early childhood educators… to support learning goals established for individual children.”


Preschoolers:

Quality technology curriculum using the latest software, peripherals and online activities to Reinforce Academic Readiness and STEM Skills (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)

TechStars Classes:

  • Hands-on Weekly 30-minute Classes
  • For children ages 3 to 5 years old
  • Have 3:1 student/teacher ratio which promotes socialization & collaboration
  • Provide shared discovery & exploration
  • Encourages:
    • Cooperative learning
    • Self-reliance
    • Creativity
    • Observation & problem-solving

Techstars Helps Families to Continue technology learning with children at home.

  • 24/7 Free Online Learning via the password protected eStars
  • Weekly reports of class activities, skills, as well as home projects
  • Monthly newsletters suggesting how to continue technology learning with children at home

Links to Programs


Who We Work With

Educators
Community Centers
Preschools/Child Care

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