Course Objective

You will learn how to implement open-minded and meaningful ICT experiences that support your pedagogy and understanding by exploring creative opportunities in your learning environment and developing a hands-on learning approach.
Promoting creativity in early childhood education

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MORE CONFIDENT WITH TECHNOLOGY. THANK YOU.

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Teacher Takeaways

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Integrate ICT in an imaginative way to deliver your early years curriculum.

  • Increase the quality of what is taught and learned in the Early Learning goals.

  • Build on a young child's capabilities in ICT creatively.

  • Foster collaborative learning approaches in early learning activities.

  • Support young children in finding creative solutions.

  • Encourage young children to share their creative representations.

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Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome and Introduction

  • 2

    Planning for effective Technology Integration

    • Choosing Developmentally Appropriate graphics programs

    • Creativity in the Early Years Curriculum

    • Submission of lesson plan

    • Ideas and Topics for creative uses of ICT in ECE

  • 3

    Supporting the use of Graphics Programs with strategies

    • What you will learn

    • Introducing software to children

    • ICT Teaching Strategies to support the creative use of ICT in Early Childhood Education

    • Teacher Development Exercise

  • 4

    Building Teacher ICT Competence

    • MS Paint tutorials

    • MS Paint Assignment

    • Gimp tutorials

    • Gimp assignment

    • Paint 3D tutorials

    • Paint 3D assignment

  • 5

    Assessing Learning Progression

    • Methods of Observation and Assessment

    • Formative Assessment tools

    • Teacher Development Exercise

  • 6

    Conclusion

    • Teacher Reflection Exercise

    • Course survey

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