Ict In The Early Years

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McGraw-Hill Education (UK), Dec 1, 2006 - Education - 169 pages
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This book considers the potential of ICT to provide opportunities for young children to learn through playful and creative activities, examining research and practice in relation to the educational uses of ICT with young children. The book raises important issues about teaching in the early years using ICT, such as giving pupils control, co-operative working, access and assessment.
 

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Contents

Teaching for tomorrow
1
Chapter 1 What do the children have to say?
6
Play and exploration
21
Chapter 3 Literacy and ICT in the early years
37
Chapter 4 Mathematics and ICT in the early years
55
Chapter 5 Science and ICT
72
Games and simulations in the early years
86
Observations in the early years classroom
107
ICT and media education
123
Chapter 9 Using ICT to enhance the learning of music
136
ICT Curriculum
153
Index
163
Back cover
173
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Mary Hayes was an early years teacher for twenty years and successfully integrated computers into a vertically grouped open plan situation in the days when software was loaded from a tape recorder! She now teaches at Nottingham Trent University where she teaches ICT on undergraduate and graduate courses and enjoys the time she is able to spend in school working and researching alongside children and teachers. Her research has recently focused on European links and work with communications technology with early years pupils.

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