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Broda, Michael; Tucker, Stephen; Ekholm, Eric; Johnson, Teri N.; Liang, Qiao – Journal of Educational Research, 2019
This study focused on 18 students 4-5 years old in an urban full-day preschool program in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States. Over the course of a month, students used a touchscreen tablet to interact with Fingu, an app designed to develop students' early number sense. Using backend data generated by the app, 8,153 individual task…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Handheld Devices, Computer Uses in Education, Preschool Education
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Fantozzi, Victoria B.; Johnson, Christi; Scherfen, Anneliese – Reading Teacher, 2018
Every day, we are surrounded by stories in print, on social media, in blogs, on the radio, and in stories from our friends and family. The ways people make meaning and communicate are increasingly multimodal and digital; yet, the preschool classroom, for all its multimodal learning, is sometimes devoid of technology. In this action research…
Descriptors: Handheld Devices, Preschool Education, Educational Technology, Action Research
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Akcay, Ahmet Oguz – Journal of Education and Practice, 2017
There are many available technologies that can assist future teachers to deliver instruction. The purpose of this paper is to provide a brief review of literature identifying available technology tools in mathematics education and which technologies are selected by PSTs to design mathematics lesson activities. The most commonly used and available…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Preservice Teachers, Mathematics Teachers, Mathematics Instruction
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Ackermann, Sarah – Art Education, 2017
This article explores the technology fluency of the preschool "digital native" and how this familiarity with technology influences learning in the classroom. The study involved introducing tablets as a tool for mark making and observing how students engaged with the technology creatively. This study considered the continuously rising…
Descriptors: Art Education, Preschool Education, Computer Uses in Education, Handheld Devices
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Zsoldos-Marchis, Iuliana – Acta Didactica Napocensia, 2017
Computers became an important tool in most of the working places. Also, children today grow with different technological devices around, they start to use them from very early ages. Thus Education should integrate these technological devices from more purposes: they are attractive for children, they need to learn how to use them properly and…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Elementary Education, Student Attitudes, Computer Attitudes
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Hanell, Fredrik – Information Research: An International Electronic Journal, 2016
Introduction: This paper reports results from an ethnographic study of teacher trainees' information activities in digital, group-based learning and their relation to the interplay between use and appropriation of digital tools and the learning environment. Method: The participants in the present study are 249 pre-school teacher trainees in…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Ethnography, Cooperative Learning, Foreign Countries
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Bueno Alastuey, Mª Camino; García Laborda, Jesús – Research-publishing.net, 2016
This article studies which and how Information and Communications Technologies (ICTs) are used by nursery and primary education in-service teachers as reported by their pre-service teacher trainees after observations in their practicum in two provinces in Spain, Alcalá de Henares-Guadalajara and Navarre. Results indicate that in-service teachers…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Nursery Schools, Preschool Education, Elementary Education
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Dong, Chuanmei; Newman, Linda – International Journal of Early Years Education, 2016
Western research over the last decade has shown that early childhood (EC) teachers' perspectives on the role of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in the early years strongly shape young children's experiences in educational settings and affect the integration of ICT into the classroom. The research in China is scant however. This…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Information Technology, Foreign Countries, Technology Uses in Education
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Presser, Ashley Lewis; Vahey, Philip; Dominguez, Ximena – Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness, 2015
This paper describes findings from a blocked randomized design (BRD) field study conducted to examine the "Next Generation Preschool Math" (NGPM) program's implementation in preschool classrooms and promise in improving young children's mathematic learning. NGPM integrates traditional preschool activities with developmentally appropriate…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Developmentally Appropriate Practices, Computer Uses in Education, Mathematics Curriculum
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Palmér, Hanna – International Journal of Early Years Education, 2015
The results in this article explore whether and how the design of applications used on tablet computers influences the interaction and dialogues that occur between children and pedagogues, the participation of children in the activities and the mathematics that can be learned. While mathematics offered a lens to explore the use of tablet devices,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preschool Children, Preschool Education, Preschool Teachers
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Masoumi, Davoud – Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood, 2015
This study aimed to identify the ways in which information and communication technologies (ICT) are integrated in three preschools in south-western Sweden. The case study involved observations of and interviews with preschool teachers. The findings support claims that ICT can enhance preschool practices by providing a variety of complementary…
Descriptors: Preschool Teachers, Information Technology, Computer Uses in Education, Technology Integration
Angeli, Charoula; Valanides, Nicos; Polemitou, Eirini; Fraggoulidou, Elena – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2014
The study examined the interaction between field dependence-independence (FD/I) and learning with modeling software and simulations, and their effect on children's performance. Participants were randomly assigned into two groups. Group A first learned with a modeling tool and then with simulations. Group B learned first with simulations and then…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Computer Simulation, Models, Computer Uses in Education
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Skantz Åberg, Ewa; Lantz-Andersson, Annika; Pramling, Niklas – Early Child Development and Care, 2014
With the current expansion of digital tools, the media used for narration is changing, challenging traditional literacies in educational settings. The present study explores what kind of activities emerge when six-year-old children in a preschool class write a digital story, using a word processor and speech-synthesised feedback computer software.…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Preschool Children, Preschool Education, Writing Assignments
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Di Blas, Nicoletta; Fiore, Alessandro; Mainetti, Luca; Vergallo, Roberto; Paolini, Paolo – Research in Learning Technology, 2014
The TPACK (Technology, Pedagogy and Content Knowledge) model presents the three types of knowledge that are necessary to implement a successful technology-based educational activity. It highlights how the intersections between TPK (Technological Pedagogical Knowledge), PCK (Pedagogical Content Knowledge) and TCK (Technological Content Knowledge)…
Descriptors: Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Educational Resources, Educational Experience, Internet
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Powell, Douglas R.; Diamond, Karen E. – Journal of Early Intervention, 2013
Structural, process, and content dimensions of a coaching-based professional development (PD) intervention were examined in an implementation fidelity study. The intervention focused on Head Start teachers' vocabulary and phonemic awareness instruction, and was delivered through onsite classroom visits and technologically mediated methods that…
Descriptors: Fidelity, Program Implementation, Faculty Development, Coaching (Performance)
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