Is it Necessary to Ban Gadget in Early Childhood?
Novi Hidayati, Badru Zaman
Available Online 24 March 2021.
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- Gadget, early childhood, parental mediation strategy
- The advancement of gadget has progressed rapidly in the past 20 years, turning gadget as a basic need for everyone without exception, including to early childhood. However, the excessive use of gadgets may cause negative impacts. While parents cannot completely ban early childhood from using gadgets, they can apply mediation strategy to the children as gadget is indeed necessary for them to adapt in this digital era. The purpose of this article was to know the impact and mediation strategy of the parents towards the use of gadgets in early childhood. This article was made based on the review of some literature regarding the impact of gadget usage and parental mediation strategy from the perspective of parental mediation theory. The result of this article provides information to parents that there are three mediation strategies and positive impact from use of gadget on early childhood.
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TY - CONF AU - Novi Hidayati AU - Badru Zaman PY - 2021 DA - 2021/03/24 TI - Is it Necessary to Ban Gadget in Early Childhood? BT - Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Early Childhood Education (ICECE 2020) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 270 EP - 273 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.210322.057 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.210322.057 ID - Hidayati2021 ER -