Maximising the Moment from Preschool to School: The Place of Multiliteracies and ICT in the Transition to School

By Cathie Harrison, Libby Lee, Maureen O’Rourke and Nicola Yelland.

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This paper outlines the results a three year national research project which investigated a pedagogy for multiliteracies and ICT in early childhood education in disadvantaged communities. The results of the study indicated that the integration of ICT and a multiliteracies framework enabled teachers in preschools and the first year of school to build on the strengths and lived experiences of children to plan for effective learning outcomes and support the positive transition to school.

Keywords: Multiliteracies, ICT, Pedagogy, Early Years, Transition to School

The International Journal of Learning, Volume 16, Issue 11, pp.465-474. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 1.259MB).

Dr. Cathie Harrison

Senior Lecturer in Early Childhood Education, School of Education, ACU National, Strathfield, New South Wales, Australia

Dr. Libby Lee

Senior Lecturer, School of Education, Murdoch University, Murdoch, Western Australia, Australia

Dr Maureen O’Rourke

Executive Director, EDPartnerships International, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Executive Director of EDPartnerships International

Prof. Nicola Yelland

Professor, Hong Kong Institute of Education New Territories, Hong Kong, Hong Kong


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