Now that we’ve figured out what a technological ecosystem looks like and how such an ecological system cultivates and shapes technology use,
there’s one last piece to the puzzle missing.
Who are the key players and professionals
participating within the technological ecosystem?
Technology use is bigger than one individual. We are all key players in shaping technology use, within our families, our jobs, our communities, and within broader society.
We all share a role and play a part in how technology is used. Technology itself doesn’t control us. We all make decisions, big and small, about what types of technology we allow into our lives, how we interact with media content, and how we interact with other individuals through technology use.
Who are these technological stakeholders? While not a comprehensive list,
these individuals and professionals come to mind
when talking about technology use within our society.
Who would you invite to the table as a technology stakeholder?
American Academy of Pediatrics: Media and Young Minds
American Academy of Pediatrics: Media Use in School-aged Children and Adolescents
American Library Association
American Occupational Therapy Association
The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
Common Core Standards
Early Childhood Intervention (ECI)
Joan Ganz Cooney Center
NAEYC Technology Position Statement
Society for Media Psychology and Technology
Technology Advancements in Physical Therapy
U.S. Department of Education