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Apps for Children: Facilitating creativity, literacy and problem-solving

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START DATE 16 June 2018
START TIME 10:00am
LOCATION

Middlesex University, The Burroughs, Hendon, London NW4 4BT

END DATE 16 June 2018
END TIME 01:00pm

Half-day workshop on apps available for children 0-8 years

A half-day workshop for teachers and teaching assistants to develop awareness and evaluation of the apps available for children aged 0-8 years. We’ll look at apps designed to promote:

  • Creativity and art-making
  • Literacy and storytelling
  • Problem-solving and possibility thinking

You will try out a wide range of apps and discuss with other practitioners what types of play and learning these apps enable, as well as our concerns about what they potentially hinder. Discussions will feed directly into much-needed research on the role of apps in children’s lives.

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