Keio University

An Action Research on Parent-Child Shared Digital Education Platform for Japanese Working Parents

In recent years many parents begin to adopt the use of digital media, such as mobile learning software, as a substitute to their parenting tasks. However, as this type of parenting and pre-elementary learning in the digital age becomes more pervasive, it’s necessary to rethink the role of digital media in parents’ and children’s life: how to use digital technology to support parenting to accommodate busy modern life style and promote parental involvement in pre-elementary education. This research presents an action research of the digital parenting platform for improving work-life balance for parents in parent-child interaction, supporting parents-children activities in pre-elementary education, providing the procedures and supporting requirements of parenting and learning in the digital age

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