Using ICT in the Early Years: Parents and Practitioners in Partnership

Using ICT in the Early Years: Parents and Practitioners in Partnership

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by Alex Morgan
     
 

A step-by-step guide on how to teach young children a variety of ICT in a meaningful and creative way. This title, written by ICT experts in the early years, Prof. John Siraj-Blatchford and Dr. Alex Morgan, is a step-by-step guide on how to teach children under 8 a variety of ICT.

This book is designed to be easy to follow by even the most technophobic of

Overview

A step-by-step guide on how to teach young children a variety of ICT in a meaningful and creative way. This title, written by ICT experts in the early years, Prof. John Siraj-Blatchford and Dr. Alex Morgan, is a step-by-step guide on how to teach children under 8 a variety of ICT.

This book is designed to be easy to follow by even the most technophobic of readers and contains practical advice on the following:
* How to create engaging and creative activities for children in the early years using a range of ICT
* A guide to the different types of ICT available, from Bee-Bots to white boards
* How to take ICT out of the classroom, with activities to use in outdoor play sessions
* How to use ICT in role play to promote children's creativity and imagination
* What ICT skills the EYFS and Welsh Foundation Phase require early years practitioners to deliver
* Ideas and case studies on best practice in using sustained shared thinking with young children

This is a must-buy for anyone wanting meaningful and child-friendly ways of approaching ICT with children under 8.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781907241864
Publisher:
Andrews UK
Publication date:
02/13/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
3 MB

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Meet the Author

Alex Morgan is a Lecturer at the Centre for Child Research at Swansea University and Programme Director of the BSc Early Childhood Studies there. She is a qualified teacher and has taught at both Primary and Secondary Level. Previously Alex taught post-graduate initial teacher education, focussing on the areas of ICT, Science and DT. Alex has also worked as a specialist ICT teacher providing in-service education for experienced classroom practitioners, both in schools and in Higher Education. She has experience of working on successful ESRC and BECTa funded research projects exploring ICT and sustained shared thinking in the early years, on ICT and interactive teaching and the development of ICT capability.
Following an early career in the electronics and computer industry, John Siraj-Blatchford trained as a teacher. He entered intitial teacher education in 1992, and John is now an Honorary Professor at the University of Swansea and recognised as one of the UK's leading academics engaged in the research and development of ICT in Early Childhood. John has worked at the University of Cambridge's Faculty of Education and served as Associate Director for Information and Communications Technology for the ESRC Teaching and Learning Research Programme.

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