Positive Parenting: Toddlers learn best with interactive apps

Television, tablets and smart phones. There’s always way to access information. Preschoolers can learn a lot from just a little screen time. But are educational television programs the best forum? What about interactive digital media, like touchscreen apps, with an estimated four million now available to download. A new study explores the science behind parents’ many options. So many “educational” apps, videos and games available and so little guidance. Developmental psychologist Heather Kirkorian and her colleagues reviewed a number of studies to determine if two-year-olds would learn best from interactive…

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