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.
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.
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.