Paddling the digital canoe

Activity: Academic Talks or PresentationsOral presentationResearch


This presentation discusses how early years practitioners manage digital technology to enhance or challenge digital access and socio-emotional experiences for children. Practitioner perceptions of digital learning opportunities are explored to identify pedagogical shifts and expectations to determine digital ‘intent’ and ‘use’. Marsh & Bishop (2013), Levin (2013) and Rubin(2014) document the changing digital world and how adults need to be skilled and digitally competent to support children. Bowlby’s research on attachment and Bronfenbrenner’s Ecological System offer frameworks to inform practitioner influence upon the child’s socio-emotional development during digital exploration.
Period22 Jun 2017
Event titleOMEP World Assembly and International Conference
Event typeConference
LocationZagreb, CroatiaShow on map
Degree of RecognitionInternational