ICT in children’s play

ICT in children’s play

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Children come across all kinds of technologies in their homes and in the local environment and learn, not just the skills of using them but their cultural and social importance. The children also become competent users of devices such as mobiles phones and games machines without formal instruction.

Play is intrinsically motivating and enjoyable activity that is central to children’s learning and development (Corrie, 2000). It is widely known that children have right and need freedom to play, and to explore their surrounding world, as well as to develop knowledge and understanding in their own way. Hence, teacher supports and helps to engage children quality play experiences becomes critical part in early childhood years.

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Reference:

Corrie, L. (2000). Learning through play book 1: curriculum and learning outcomes. Western Australia: The University of Western Australia.

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