Tag Archives: EarlyYears

More edtech resources to support early years

Carol Allen at North Tyneside LA talked to the action research group about  resources  that could be used to support teaching and learning in the early years. There are some resources that are specially designed for early years education, like the … Continue reading

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Computational Thinking in the Early Years

  It can be useful for early years practitioners to know about Computational Thinking and the language that will be used in computing  at Key Stage 1 . Computational thinking is not about technology but about problem solving. The above image … Continue reading

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Squishy Circuits

Squishy Circuits are made from play dough and allow children to explore electronic circuits.Special recipes for the play dough and more information can be found on the Squishy Circuits project page  The video above explains some of the things that Squishy … Continue reading

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Newcastle Early Years Conference

Yesterday I spent a lovely day at the Newcastle Early Years Conference. I had been asked to present a couple of workshops on Using Educational Technologies to Support Teaching and Learning. I used my research as a starting point for identifying activities, … Continue reading

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Sneak HD

  A lovely app for young children who need to be very quiet and careful to sneak up on the beasts. This app costs £1.49 from iTunes

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