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Technology in ECE

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Technology in ECE

  1. 1. Technology in ECE By Elizabeth Gonzales
  2. 2. What does the research say about technology in ECE? <ul><li>Computers can improve children's attitudes about learning. </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers should consider software that contains sounds, music, or voice. </li></ul>Image source: http://www.peapod.ca/blog/images/compukid.jpg Research Source: Technology in Early Childhood Education: Finding the Balance http://www.nwrel.org/request/june01/child.html
  3. 3. <ul><li>Hardware suggested: </li></ul><ul><li>portable keyboards </li></ul><ul><li>cameras </li></ul><ul><li>digital microscopes </li></ul><ul><li>tape recorders </li></ul><ul><li>TV/VCRs, </li></ul>What does the research say about technology in ECE? Image source: http://media.timeoutkids.com/resizeImage/htdocs/export_images/38/38.x550.Tech.main-12.jpg? Research Source: Early Connections: Technology in Early Childhood Education http:// www.netc.org/earlyconnections/primary/index.html
  4. 4. Technologies in an ECE classroom <ul><li>Example 1: The use of digital cameras to explore shapes in the environment </li></ul>Circle Image source: http://www.danishporcelainonline.com/new_look/pictures/royal_copenhagen/rc_dinnerware/floradanica/flora_plate.jpg
  5. 5. Technologies in an ECE classroom <ul><li>Example 2: The use of digital microscopes to explore a topic about insects </li></ul>Image source: http://images.amazon.com/images/G/01/toys/detail-page/B0017T3IG6-1-lg.jpg
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