Language and Literacy Professional Learning Bundle

The ECA Professional Learning Bundles are designed as blended, flexible and self-passed professional learning packages that can be utilised by individuals or teams. Publications can be shared with families and across educator’s teams, webcasts can be viewed with whole teams in staff meetings and online learning modules can be utilised by individual educators. Once purchased services will have access to the online learning for 12 months and will also gain access to the ECA Learning Management System (LMS) to track professional learning and download or print completion certificates. Publications are the services to keep and can be revisited over and over supporting learning and building understanding over time.

Technology and digital media in the early years: Tools for teaching and learning

Technology and digital media in the early years provides strategies, theoretical frameworks, and resources to develop essential digital literacy knowledge, skills and experiences for early childhood educators in the digital age.

Technology and digital media in the early years puts educators right at the intersections of early learning, developmentally appropriate practice, children’s media research, teacher education, and professional development practices. Based on current research, this book outlines promising programs and a set of best practices for teaching with technology in early childhood education.

Pedagogical principles, classroom practices, and teaching strategies are presented in a practical, straightforward way informed by child development theory and research on effective, appropriate, and intentional use of technology in early childhood settings. A companion website, click here, provides additional resources and links to further illustrate principles and best practices for teaching and learning in the digital age.