Tag Archives: Research

What is educational technology and how is it being used to support teaching and learning in the early years?

The first phase of my doctoral research involved visiting settings in the North East of England. The findings have just been published in the International Journal of Early Years Education. You can access the article on their website but will need … 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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Research Ethics

My research project has had ethical approval from Durham University. At the first action research group we discussed ethics and I shared a useful guide from Durham University. The group discussed the ethical principles and guidelines on page 8-1. The … Continue reading

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Action Research Aims

This blog post is a summary of the first meeting of the Action Research Group this was an opportunity for the participants to get to know each other and to discuss the project. The participants come from a range of … Continue reading

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Action Research

As part of my research into the use of educational technologies in the early years I have visited a small number of settings to interview practitioners about their beliefs about teaching and learning, and their attitudes towards technology. I am … Continue reading

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