Tech in the Early Years

Essential Readings on Tech in Teacher Education


Barron, B., G. Cayton-Hodges, L. Bofferding, C. Copple, L. Darling-Hammond, &  Levine, M.Take a Giant Step: A Blueprint for Teaching Children in a Digital Age
Bawale, S., Todd, L. & Jones, E.Keeping it personal: Adult learners online
Bell, L.Preparing tomorrow’s teachers to use technology: Perspectives of the leaders of twelve national education associations
Bock, M.Aspiring teachers outpace current ones in tech use, Survey finds
Carlson, H. L.Infusing technology: Transforming early childhood teacher education
Campbell, A., & Scotellaro, G.Learning with technology for pre-service early childhood teachers
Center for the Child Care WorkforceE-Learning: A national review of early childhood education distance learning programs
Conceição, S. C. O. & Donohue, C.Intentional Design Based on Understanding the Learners, Teachers, and Content
Conceição, S. C. O. & Donohue, C.Building and Sustaining an Online Teacher Education Community: A Case Study for Overcoming Barriers
Council for Accreditation of Educator PreparationCAEP Accreditation Standards
Davis, J., Lennox, S., Walker, S., & Walsh, K.Exploring staff perceptions: Early childhood teacher educators examine online teaching and learning challenges and dilemmas
Dolan, S.Forming communities of learners online: The culture and presence of asynchronous discussion groups
Dolan, S., Donohue, C., Holstrom, L, Pernell, L., & Sachdev, A.Supporting online learners: Blending high tech with high touch
Donohue, C.The instructor’s view of eLearning: Taking your first steps into eTeaching
Donohue, C., & Clark, D.Learning online: The places you’ll go!
Donohue, C. & Fox, S.Lessons learned, innovative practices and emerging trends: Technology for teacher education and professional development
Donohue, C., Fox, S., & LaBonte, M.eLearning: What our students can teach us
Donohue, C., Fox, S., & Torrence, D.Early childhood educators as eLearners: Engaging approaches to teaching and learning online
Donohue, C., & Fox, S.Technology for Teacher Education and Professional Development: Lessons Learned and Innovative Practices
Downer, J.T., Pianta, R.C., Fan, X., Hamre, B. K., Mashburn, A., & Justice, L.Effects of web-mediated teacher professional development on the language and literacy skills of children enrolled in prekindergarten programs
du Plessis, K.Web-enhanced distance teaching in early childhood teacher education: Lecturers’ experiences and implications for professional development
Eliason, S. K., & Holmes, C. L.Reflective practice and inquiry in professional development for online teaching
Ertmer, P.A., & Ottenbreit-Leftwich, A. T., Sadik, O., Sendurur, E., & Sendurur, P.Teacher beliefs and technology integration practices: A critical relationship
Fox, S., & Donohue, C.Trends and promising practices in early childhood teacher education online: The view from New Zealand
Glascott, K. P., & Stone, S. J.Technology in higher education: Exploring distance learning from a constructivist perspective
Guernsey, L.EdTech for the Younger Ones? Not Without Trained Teachers
Heirdsfield, A. M., Davis, J. M., Lennox, S.P., Walker, S., & Zhang W.Online Learning Environments: What Early Childhood Teacher Education Students Say
Hertz, M.B.What Does ‘Technology Integration’ Mean?
Hinds, M. D.Early childhood education: Distance learning for teachers adds a new dimension
Holstrom, L., Ruiz, D., & Weller, G.A new view: reflection and student teacher growth through an e-practicum model
Hong, S.B., & Trepanier-Street, M.Technology: A Tool for Knowledge Construction in a Reggio Emilia Inspired Teacher Education Program
Hoot, J.Distance learning and the early childhood teacher educator
International Association for K-12 Online LearningPartnering for success: A 21st century model for teacher preparation
International Society for Technology in EducationThe standards for teachers
Johnson, J., R. Fiene, J. Keat, H. Darling, D. Pratt, & Iucotvich, J.Mastering Early Childhood Course Content and Learning Satisfaction in Early Childhood Education: A Comparison of Regular Classroom Instruction wit Three Variations of Internet Delivery
Kennedy, K., & Archambault, L.Offering pre-service teachers field experiences in K-12 online learning: A national survey of teacher education programs
Kleiman, G.Meeting the need for high quality teachers: e-Learning solutions
Lutton, A.Advancing the early childhood profession: NAEYC standards and guidelines for professional development
Mishra, P., & Koehler, M. J.Technological pedagogical content knowledge: A framework for teacher knowledge
National Association for Media Literacy EducationCore principles of media literacy education in the United States
National Association for the Education of Young Children2010 NAEYC Standards for Initial & Advanced Early Childhood Professional Preparation Programs
National Association of Early Childhood Teacher EducatorsNAECTE position statement on early childhood certification for teachers of children 6 years old and younger in public school
National Association of State Boards of EducationBorn in Another Time: Ensuring Education Technology Meets the Needs of Students Today – and Tomorrow
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher EducationTransforming Teacher Education Through Clinical Practice: A National Strategy to Prepare Effective Teachers
Nichols, M., & McLachlan, C.E-learning and early childhood teacher education: What does the future hold?
Olsen, H., Donaldson, A. J., & Hudson, S. D.Online professional development: Choices for early childhood educators
PBS Learning MediaTeachers embrace Digital media to propel learning
Pierce, D.Aspiring teachers ill-prepared to use ed tech effectively
Project TomorrowLearning in the 21st Century: Digital Experiences and Expectations of Tomorrow’s Teachers
Reupert, A., Maybery, D., Patrick, K., & Chittleborough, P.The importance of being human: Instructors’ personal presence in distance programs
Rodriguez, G. & Knuth, R.Critical Issue: Providing Professional Development for Effective Technology Use
Rogow, F.The case for digital media literacy in early childhood education
Roscorla, T.How to prepare teachers for digital education
Rosen, D. B. & Jaruszewicz, C.Developmentally Appropriate Technology Use and Early Childhood Teacher Education
Scheibe, C. L. & Rogow, F.The teacher’s guide to media literacy: Critical thinking in a multimedia world
Schwartz, K.Teachers Embrace Digital Learning Strategies
Schwartz, K.Are Teachers of Tomorrow Prepared to Use Innovative Tech
Simon, F. & Donohue, C.The source of leadership for early childhood technology integration: You!
Simon, F., K. Nemeth, & McManis, D.Technology in ECE classrooms: Results of a new survey and implications for the field
Snider, S., & Hirschy, S.A Self-reflection Framework for Technology Use by Classroom Teachers of Young Learners
Surry, D., A. Grubb, D. Ensminger, & Ouimette, J.Implementation of web-based learning in colleges of education: Barriers and enablers
Swaminathan, S.Integrating technology within the curriculum: Teachers’ challenges and teacher educator insights
Valdez, G., Fulton, K., Glenn, A., Wimmer, N., & Blomeyer, R.Effective technology integration in teacher education: A comparative study of six programs
Wartella, E., Schomburg, R.L., Lauricella, A.R., Robb, M., & Flynn, R.Technology in the lives of teachers and classrooms: Survey of classroom teachers and family child care providers
Wartella, E., Blackwell, C.K., Lauricella, A.R.  & Robb, M.B.Technology in the lives of educators and early childhood programs
Washington, V.CDA 2.0: Supporting people and advancing the field
Wheatley, K. F.Increasing computer use in early childhood teacher education: The Case of a “computer muddler
Wheeler, E. J., Wilson, G. P., & Berkeley, T. B.Bringing web-enhanced courses to communities of learners in early childhood teacher education
Whittaker, J.Quality online teaching? Who’s asking


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