iPads and play = Learning.
Digital Technology / Education / Literacy

iPads and play = Learning.

The concept of “play” in education has unfortunately been undermined and slowly removed from everyday learning. Jones (2012)  in his article ‘iPads and Kindergarten’, passionately argues that ‘child initiated play’ needs to be restored in classrooms, particularly in the early years such as Kindergarten because it successfully assists in the development of  language; oral language … Continue reading

New literacies: What is it?
Education / Literacy

New literacies: What is it?

The topic and concept of literacy is ever complex and challenging to classify. Traditionally, literacy has been defined as, the ability to read and write, the possession of education or in relation to education, a person’s knowledge or expertise of a particular field, and the appropriate set of skills to function, achieve and perform in … Continue reading