TITLE

Technology: A Tool for Knowledge Construction in a Reggio Emilia Inspired Teacher Education Program

AUTHOR(S)
Hong, Seong B.; Trepanier-Street, Mary
PUB. DATE
October 2004
SOURCE
Early Childhood Education Journal;Oct2004, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p87
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article describes the application of technology in Reggio Emilia inspired early childhood and teacher education programs at the University of Michigan-Dearborn. We have found that technology used in a Reggio inspired program can be a valuable tool for the representation and organization of ideas, collaboration among a specific learning community, visualization and reflection on thinking, and communication of learning to the broader community. Our experiences and reflections suggest that the integration of technology in a Reggio inspired curriculum supports knowledge construction of both children and student teachers.
ACCESSION #
14841899

 

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