Exploring technology in the EYFS

Venue
Hertfordshire Development Centre, Stevenage, Robertson House, Six Hills Way
venue
Course Tutors
Chris Carter
tutors
Admin Contact
Target Audience
All Leaders / Assistant Headteachers / Classroom Teachers / Deputy Headteachers / Early Career Teachers / Early Years Leaders / Early Years Practitioners / Headteachers / Middle Leaders / New Headteachers / New/Aspiring Middle Leaders / New/Aspiring Subject Leaders / Newly Qualified Teachers / NQT +1 / Returning Teachers / Senior Leaders / Subject Leaders / Support Staff / Teaching Assistants / Technicians
target audience
Course Types
Course
Course categories
Academies and Schools (including EYFS)
Subject
Computing and Information Communications Technology / Early Years Foundation Stage
Event Description
This course is designed to support EYFS staff in providing exploration and learning opportunities around technology. It will provide innovative approaches, which can be used to engage children’s interest, not just using technology, but also developing a curiosity about how that technology works. The course aims to support EYFS teaching staff in providing an essential foundation for the 2014 computing curriculum.

Included in this course is the EYFS section of the Herts for Learning Primary Computing Scheme, which includes examples of resources, essential vocabulary and behaviours a child could demonstrate to show understanding of technology in the different areas of play.
Training objectives
• explore technology-related tools and toys
• using technology for data-sensing and cause/effect
• capturing digital images from different devices including microscopes
• developing early unplugged programming skills
• exploring online safety resources
Learning outcomes
• develop understanding of supporting young children in exploring technology safely and creatively
• develop confidence in providing a good foundation for children in accessing the 2014 computing curriculum
• understand how to augment areas of learning with technology
• explore and take away a digital copy of the EYFS section of the HFL Primary Computing Scheme
Additional Information
Enquiries
Start Date
Monday 24 February 2020
End Date
Monday 24 February 2020
Closing Date
Sunday 23 February 2020
Times
09:30 - 15:30
Maximum Places
20 
Maximum places per establishment
Cost
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Number of Sessions
1