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Live Wires

Webinar_Lydia Plowman 

Seven myths about young children and digital technology: Where we are in 2017
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Professor Lydia Plowman addresses the myths and the realities of technology usage by young children, both within an early childhood setting and the home. This webinar is a recording of the International Keynote Address from the 2017 Live Wires Forum.
Webinar_Spatial reasoning_STEM 

Spatial reasoning and STEM for early years
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Spatial reasoning – the ability to mentally manipulate information about objects and the environment in which we live. Join Dr Kym Simoncini as she takes on spatial learning to the floor of an early childhood education and care service.
 

Practically STEM
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STEM, or STE(A)M, initiatives are a global focus in all education sectors at the moment, but what does STEM really mean in the Early Years? Join Anita L’Enfant for a practical look at STEM in your setting.
 

STEM in Early Childhood
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Price $38.50
Explore some of the ways that you can incorporate and strengthen STEM in your education practice with young children in this module, presented by Kate Highfield.
 

Doing IT: Practical tech advice for children’s learning and development
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Daniel Donahoo presents a compelling, story-driven address that aims to have us thinking critically and purposefully about the role of technology in the lives of young children.
 

Rethinking screen time for the digital age
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Dr Chip Donohue is an international thought leader on early childhood development and integrated, quality educational practices in early childhood. If you missed his informative and insightful keynote address at the 2016 ECA National Conference on the challenges educators and families face in the digital age, catch up with this webcast.
 

Using Technology to genuinely enhance learning in the early years
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Young children are prolific users of technology; however there is uncertainty about how to use these resources in ways that reflect the philosophy of early childhood education. This webinar explains how we can use technology to enhance established learning experiences; to stimulate new play on and off screen; and to genuinely provide more learning opportunities in the early years.
 

Technology in Early Childhood
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In this module, you'll examine the role of information technology in a high-quality curriculum for young children.
 

Disappearing childhood—what is the role of media and marketing
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This webinar provides an overview of how the media encroaches on childhood through promoting and normalising adult concepts and behaviours for young children.
 

Screen time and young children – what are the issues?
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This webinar provides an overview of the current understanding of the physical and mental health and development issues associated with screen use by children. The focus is on the physical implications of television, electronic games, desktop computers, laptop computers, tablet computers and smartphone use. Practical tips on wise ways to use screens will be provided.