Category Archive: Technology Tools & Digital Devices

Jul 23 2014

Communication in Support of Education

Communication  Today Communication as we know today in the 21st century is accelerating at excessive rates. There are new discoveries and adaptions taking place, many gadgets and devices entering the market place on a daily bases. Many brand name products competing for the market of consumers ready to purchase. This is all well and good …

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Apr 30 2014

Disruptive Technology or A New Way to Love

Is Disruptive Technology Linked With Love? Technology is changing the way we interact socially today this is looked at as disruptive technology- Is it all Bad? After returning from a recent 5 day “Glamping” trip, observing families and groups along the beach, It was lovely to see the interaction and the connecting happening especially with …

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Apr 28 2014

Young Learners Conference – Technology and Education

Technology and Education in Early Childhood On the 1st- 3rd of April I attended the Young Learners Conference as chairperson and had the pleasure to introduce international guest speakers and key speakers relating to technology and education. The focus being technology in the early years. The breadth of expertise and knowledge that was shared was …

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Mar 10 2014

Technology and Education- Futuristic Approach to Learning

What’s New in Technology and Education I just spent time at a one day conference for the entrepreneurs Institute where new and emerging technologies that could support technology and education to include trends in the market were unpacked. The interesting thing is that where all this is going and where will it impact within education …

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Mar 04 2014

Stranger Danger For Kids

The Importance of Stranger Danger For Kids  With the birth of technology stranger danger for kids is number one priority. Parents of young children have never before had to ensure that their children are both safe in the online world as the natural world! In Australia many cases of abductions are climbing in numbers to …

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Dec 11 2013

Play and Technology – Supporting Early Childhood Growth and Development

The Technology Today In the current age that we are living in, technology has already become an important component in our lives. Day after day, new gadgets are being introduced in order to make our lives better and easier. There are also gadgets that are consistently being updated or upgraded engineered to match every user …

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Nov 26 2013

Parents Use Mobile Technology as an Ally to Develop Children’s Well-Being

Parents Use Mobile Technology as an Ally to Develop Children’s Well-Being by Kyle Albert Based on Alexis R. Lauriucella, PhD’s study, “…the boom in mobile technology has truly become an additional tool in their parenting repertoire not their catchall solution.” Technology has provided parents with an extra hand in molding their children to be bright …

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Oct 01 2013

Legoland Hotel – Tactile Tools Versus Technology

Legoland Hotel – Bricks of Fun! An article by Christopher Reynolds in ‘The Gulf Today” (Dubai Newspaper) was an interesting read. He had just recently taken his family to the Legoland Hotel that opened early April. He described it as ‘Kids – Centricity’ 250 rooms on 3 levels, rooms with kids safe full of toy …

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Sep 23 2013

Screen Time For Kids Maths Apps in Preschool

Screen Time for Kids When we look at screen time technologies, especially screen time for kids, that are front and center in most discussions from educational perspective to parental concern. It is a topic that still needs further research and tracking to ensure that what is happening today in children’s learning is what is best for …

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Jul 02 2013

Screen Time and Balancing Experiences with Children Daily

How to Best Use Screen Time Supports previous article on screen time benefits –  Puerto Rican Child Learns Second Language Watching Sesame Street This article discusses Screen Time for young children and how by applying good television shows that are specific to young children, can support their learning of literacy and numeracy. Pieces of the …

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