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The Digital Play Framework Observation Handouts
These handouts are based on the Digital Play Framework (DPF), developed by Jo Bird and Dr. Suzy Edwards, a pedagogy in which children explore and demonstrate other behaviors when first introduced to technology through play. Tamara Kaldor, Associate Director, TEC Center is collaborating with Ms. Bird and Dr. Edwards to conduct professional development research and help early childhood practitioners implement the DPF in their classrooms and other early childhood learning environments.

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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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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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May 19, 2016
TEC Center at Erikson Institute and CPS ‘s Office of Early Childhood Tech Cafe
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May 12, 2016
CPS Early Childhood Tech Cafe at TEC Center: Sharing Learning Through Technology May 19th, 4:30pm-7:30pm
Join the TEC Center at Erikson Institute and CPS 's Office of Early Childhood Tech Cafe, May 19th, 4:30pm-7pm FREE event for CPS Teachers Read more →
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