Monthly Archives: August 2013

Engaging Children in using ICT

Since enrolling in EC3100 I find myself implementing a wider range of learning opportunities for children to engage in ICT’s.  I recently collected a variety of old mobile phones and I must say it was very amusing observing children and … Continue reading

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Constructing and transforming knowledge

Kyliegoh shared a great visual definition to explain in simple terms the difference between constructing and transforming knowledge. The Backward design unit planner template uses the 5E’s model, Engage; Explore; Explain; Elaborate; and Evaluate; as does primary connections.  I thought these … Continue reading

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Sustainability in Early childhood

“Respectful attitudes learnt in these early years can last a lifetime” A ‘green’ thumbs up to sustainable programs Posted on February 25, 2013 by acecqa This article is from the Queensland Department of Education, Training and Employment and first appeared in Childcare Queensland’s Early Edition … Continue reading

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broken links

Discovering my links on my wordpress blog were no longer accessible was very disheartening.  I have reviewed the “how to link” and I am not too sure as to why this has occurred. I have followed the steps as outlined … Continue reading

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Week 5 Reflection

“Education is the most powerful weapon you can use to change the world” – Nelson Mandela This week commenced with feeling a little challenged by the Australian curriculum content descriptors, in choosing a learning outcome which was constructing knowledge or … Continue reading

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inspire teaching and learning with ICT

I’m excited and very happy to have completed assessment 1 for EDC3100.  I have completed my first online artefact titled “inspire teaching and learning with ICT” using weebly and found this sight to be very user friendly especially for beginners. … Continue reading

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Not quite ready for Assignment 2

After reading the study desk information for assignment 2 I started to feel a little overwhelmed as I have not yet completed my assessment for assignment 1.  However my mind has been racing with topics of interest in which I … Continue reading

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