A new world of communication for children: 'Capture the moment' with digital photography

April 03, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Education News
Begin a new journey of creatively involving children in early childhood settings. You will uncover powerful teaching moments, motivate sustained interest and stimulate positive participation in learning.

The immediacy of digital photography creates new opportunities for stimulating communication and learning among children, parents and staff in early childhood programs. Capture the moment: Using digital photography in early childhood settings is your guidebook to making the most of this new technology.

Digital photography can be used in a variety of forms to achieve positive outcomes for all children, parents and services:

Individual digital portfolios.
Personal storybooks.
Games and puzzles designed by children.
Resources to encourage independence and enhance communication with families.

Kim Walters is an experienced early childhood practitioner, having taught three- to five-year-olds at community-based centres for over 20 years. She runs a consultancy business that trains other professional educators how to utilise digital photography in early childhood settings.

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