Category Archives: Early Years

Early Years Apps – from E2BN Conference

At the E2BN conference I did a workshop looking at how technology can be used to support the early years curriculum. As part of this I shared some suggestions for useful apps. While apps can be used by children individually … Continue reading

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Dancing Robots – computing for early years

This is a lovely video to use with children. As well as learning the song and dance they can sequence the parts of the song. The sequencing can be done in a number of different ways. One example is to … Continue reading

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Mouse skills in early years

I was asked recently to suggest some apps and websites for a preschool to use to develop children’s mouse skills. They only have an old PC with limited internet access but one resource that immediately came to mind was Poisson Rouge, This … Continue reading

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Is it appropriate to use technology in early years?

You don’t need to look far to find a wide range of stories in the media about whether it is is appropriate for very young children to use technology.There are probably about as many stories warning against the use of … Continue reading

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Early years and educational technology at the E2BN Conference

I have been asked to present a couple of workshops on Using Educational Technology in Early Years at the E2BN conference on June 21st and 22nd. Link to pdf of presentation Most of the thing I cover are already on the blog … Continue reading

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