Monthly Archive: December 2012

Dec 27 2012

CHILDCARE CENTRE – HOW TO SETTLE YOUR CHILD INTO CHILDCARE

Childcare Centre Day One When your child first attends the Childcare Centre there is a chance there will be distress and anxiety for both you and your child. To best minimise this prepare your child for the change in routine before they go to the Childcare Centre.  This will support your child in settling in …

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Dec 20 2012

A CHILD’S VIEW OF TECHNOLOGY IN EDUCATION EARLY LEARNING

This YouTube clip is well worth viewing to see how a young child of 2 can manipulate the iPad with such ease!

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Dec 19 2012

TECHNOLOGY IN EDUCATION SOFTWARE AND APPS

Technology in Education using engaging Software and Apps With the introduction of Technology in Education, increasingly young children have access to a broad range of engaging technologies including educational software, web based resources, interactive multimedia and Apps. While many of these resources have the opportunity to positively enhance learning and play, teachers also need to …

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Dec 18 2012

DIGITAL DEVICES AND SCREEN TIME

Digital Devices All Screens are not Created Equal with Digital Devices The amount of available Digital Devices today is staggering. The technology continues to change, despite most of us not having caught up with the last one let alone get our head around the next. The children love the variety and the latest and greatest …

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Dec 17 2012

DIGITAL DEVICES & TECHNOLOGY TOOLS – Consider the Tools

Digital Devices and Technology Tools Digital Devices and Technology Tools are just that tools. Just like an Artist who has a palette, brush and paint. It is the way the tools are used to support the process and which ones are selected to complete a task. The tools and technology devices vary and their applications …

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Dec 14 2012

INTEGRATING TECHNOLOGY INTO THE CURRICULUM

Links with “Technology in Education Early Childhood” Integrating Technology in the Classroom Integrating technology requires appropriate use of the computer in the classroom to expand, engage, implement, differentiate individualise and extend the curriculum. The curriculum goals change with age and year levels and differ between programs. Matching the topic or subject to be taught with solid …

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Dec 14 2012

TECHNOLOGY IN EDUCATION EARLY CHILDHOOD

Technology in Education for Early Childhood What is the relationship between technology and the Preschool child? Technology in Education and the use of computers and software for early childhood education does raise some issues. These five basic considerations assure the use of computers and other screen devices will benefit young children. Technology in Education the …

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Dec 12 2012

AUTISM, ASPERGERS, ASD

“The Rules of the Game” package as 4 downloadable eBooks to give you instant access so you can begin to share these with your child on a daily basis. Click image for more info…

Dec 12 2012

WHAT QUESTIONS TO ASK ON YOUR FIRST VISIT CHILDCARE CENTRE

What Questions to ask on your first visit to a Childcare Centre Childcare Centre Policy One of the first questions would be to enquire what the written policies; values and procedures or operational guidelines of the centre are and ask for a copy. These may include hours of operation, staff to children ratio, age groups …

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Dec 10 2012

Technology in Education – The Six Principals of Time Management

Time Management to Integrate Technology in Education Early Childhood. Ever wondered why things don’t get completed each day? To integrate Technology in Education requires a little planning and management. Have you ever wondered why things don’t get completed each day, especially when you have so many tasks on the go at one time? Here are …

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