InsightCreative, 13 Nov 2018. Visit Wooranna Park Primary School in Dandenong, Melbourne, where learning spaces are rich and engaging and children’s minds are being prepared for the future. Read the article here
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The Conversation, 26 June 2017. With the right tools, caregivers can give kids the knowledge they need to assess credible information for themselves. Read the article here
The Age, 21 March 2017. A new study shows that giving children devices such a Kindles and iPads inhibits reading. The study challenges the myth that children are digital natives who prefer screens. Similar research by the OECD found that computers and iPads fail to boost numeracy and literacy skills. Read the article here
www.earlylearningreview.com.au 13 July 2016. We have long known the importance of adult-child interactions for language development, but guidelines for adults and their screen time when around their children are missing. Read the article here
Technology should be used to put students in control of their own learning. All too often, however, technology is more often used to make teaching easier and to supplement traditional instructional strategies. Current data fails to show much benefit resulting from use of technology.
The Huffington Post, 4 Nov 2015. – Instagram star confesses, ‘Social media isn’t real. It’s contrived images and edited clips ranked against each other. … It’s perfectly orchestrated self absorbed judgement.’ Excessive screen use can take a toll on well-being. Read the article here
The use of digital technologies is reshaping human brains and the impact on young people must be considered by their parents and educators, warns Baroness Susan Greenfield. We can be bombarded with information, but information isn’t knowledge.