Right from Key Stage 1 we are beginning to investigate simple algorithms and to investigate computer programs. In reception and EYFS then, giving children the chance to experience activities and objects which encourage the correct use of technology- (experience the world around them) – is important. Think useful, colourful and
The iPad can be used in many ways to develop and promote a wide variety of speaking and listening activites. Although having one in the classroom means the teacher can record conversations and share them – there are some great apps out there which can promote language and encourage listening.
Puppet Pals is the app that seems to inspire the most fun when I show it to teachers, the creativity appears to be endless and it is incredibly easy to pick up! A quick google search will quickly show hundreds of videos that have been created with this incredibly versatile