If we are to develop new pedagogical approaches that value digital and technological ‘tools’ as capable of expressive and creative potential then we must look to the digital landscape as a range of possible languages rather than ‘tools’. In this, I mean, how can we view digital languages as poetic and aesthetic, as a means … Continue reading Technology in Early Childhood Education: Tools and Languages
Projects and Progettazione: An alternative to the trashy crafty tat of Christmas!
The construction of learning projects with young children is an area I have been interested in since first visiting the pre-schools of Reggio Emilia several years ago. At the moment with the advent of Christmas, educational (???) blogs are abundant with festive craft projects for children including fablon snowmen, cotton spool christmas trees and glittery paper … Continue reading Projects and Progettazione: An alternative to the trashy crafty tat of Christmas!