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Three Tips for Early Childhood Educators for putting NAEYC tech position statement into Practice
Three tips for early childhood educators looking to put the NAEYC/Fred Rogers Center joint position statement on Technology and Interactive Media as Tools in Early Childhood Programs. Read more →
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June 5, 2017
The Digital Play Framework and the Exploration of Technology Tools Guest Blog by Jo Bird
Play is seen as the way children learn in early childhood (Wood, 2013) and with more and more settings providing children with technologies, educators need to understand how children learn to use them through play. The ‘Digital Play Framework’ (DPF) provides a list of behaviours that children Read more →
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September 12, 2016
Integration of Technology in Education: Mentors
Jessica Kubacki's takeaway on the Illinois Institute of Technology and TEC Center co-sponsored Screen Time: A symposium on Media for Children and Youth ages 0 to 8. Read more →
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June 20, 2016
Is Handwriting Still Essential in the Keyboard Age? Research says “YES”
Answers to a question we hear frequently at the TEC Center at Erikson Institute, "Is handwriting, print and cursive, still necessary to learn in the digital age?" Read more →
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June 1, 2016
Teaching science and math to preschoolers with technology tools
Next Generation Preschool Science brings together educational researchers from SRI Education and EDC, public media producers from WGBH, and preschool teachers and children to create rich early science curricula that integrate tablet-based and traditional learning experiences. A math and technology video si also shared. #STEMStartsEarly Read more →
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