Category Archives: Research

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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Learning to use technology through play

As part of my research I am interested in how technology can be used to support teaching and learning in early years education. This week I have been reading an article by Jo Bird and Susan Edwards which looks at how … Continue reading

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  Seesaw is a digital portfolio that can be used to record children’s learning. Photos of children’s work (or screenshots, audio recordings or videos) Can be added to their journal and comments (written or audio) can be added. Schools can … Continue reading

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Action Research Projects – outlines

Members of the action research group have started to plan their projects. This page gives an overview of each of the projects, more information will be posted as the projects develop. Setting Focus Actions Setting 1 (Preschool) Incorporating technology across … Continue reading

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Exploring Educational Technology Resources for Early Years

I have talked to a lot of early years practitioners as part of my research. They often say that they don’t really know what resources are available or how they can be used in their setting. At the action research … Continue reading

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