Breaking news!! #ECETechChat meets #StoryAppChat Sunday March 10, 9:00 pm EST – “Meet the Educators” Reported by Karen Nemeth Most Wednesdays, tweeters on #ECETechChat say, “I wish we could tell ebook writers and app developers what we want and need in early childhood education!” We wish we could tell them about the NAEYC/Fred Rogers Center position statement: Technology and Interactive [...]
By Karen Nemeth and Marc Björkman Have you ever said “I should make an app for that”? We did it! We put our idea into action and… it wasn’t as easy as you might imagine. Language Castle LLC just released our first app for iPhone and iPad. It is called 20 Welcome Words, a bilingual app designed to give [...]
by Karen Nemeth On August 28 the weekly twitter chat, #ecetechchat, will focus on strategies for using technology to help children and their grown-ups ease back into school. I think technology can be especially helpful when a teacher is gearing up for a group of children who are linguistically and culturally diverse. I put some ideas about how to handle [...]
One of our recent #ecetechchat sessions sparked a very hot debate. The topic was “How do you know when technology has been used effectively? Or that there was learning transfer?” One of the reasons it was such a tricky topic is because simply by asking this question, it could be inferred that technology is being held responsible for learning. Of [...]
By Karen Nemeth I know a lot of grandmothers are receiving tablet devices (iPad, Nook, Kindle) for Mothers Day. If you are like me, the first thing you think about is how you can use that device to play with your grandchildren. Of course, your ulterior motive is to get them to teach you how to use it. There [...]
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