Maximising the Moment from Preschool to School: The Place of Multiliteracies and ICT in the Transition to School

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Harrison, Cathie, Lee, Libby, ORourke, Maureen and Yelland, Nicola (2009) Maximising the Moment from Preschool to School: The Place of Multiliteracies and ICT in the Transition to School. International Journal of Learning, 16 (11). pp. 465-474. ISSN 1447-9494

Abstract

This paper outlines the results a three year national research project which investigated a pedagogy for multiliteracies and ICT in early childhood education in disadvantaged communities. The results of the study indicated that the integration of ICT and a multiliteracies framework enabled teachers in preschools and the first year of school to build on the strengths and lived experiences of children to plan for effective learning outcomes and support the positive transition to school.

Item type Article
URI https://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/8879
Subjects Historical > Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Education
Historical > FOR Classification > 1301 Education Systems
Keywords ResPubID22933, multiliteracies, ICT, pedagogy, early years, transition to school
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