Going online : young children and teachers accessing knowledge through web interactions

Danby, Susan J., Houen, Sandra, Grant, Sandra, Thorpe, Karen J., & Davidson, Christina (2013) Going online : young children and teachers accessing knowledge through web interactions. Educating Young Children : Learning and Teaching in the Early Childhood Years, 19(3), pp. 30-32.

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Abstract

Children accessing and using internet-connected technology is a relatively recent phenomenon, and rapidly having an impact on their experiences and activities in homes and early childhood classrooms. Technology refers to devices such as computers, smart phones and tablets - many capable of being connected to the internet - and the products, such as websites, games, and interactive stories (Plowman and McPake, 2013). These activities can be played, created, watched, listened to and read, and incorporated into traditional everyday activities. This article provides suggestions for strategies for teachers to consider when incorporating technology into early childhood education.

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ID Code: 67549
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: No
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Keywords: young children, early childhood, technology, preschool, pedagogy
ISSN: 1323-823X
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > EDUCATION SYSTEMS (130100) > Early Childhood Education (excl. Maori) (130102)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > SPECIALIST STUDIES IN EDUCATION (130300) > Educational Technology and Computing (130306)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Children & Youth Research Centre
Current > Research Centres > Office of Education Research
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Schools > School of Early Childhood & Inclusive Education
Current > Schools > School of Psychology & Counselling
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Copyright Owner: Copyright 2013 Please consult the authors
Deposited On: 20 Feb 2014 00:44
Last Modified: 11 Apr 2014 06:01

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