Search results for author:"Marjatta Kangassalo"
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PICCO - the Pictorial Computer Simulation of a Selected Natural Phenomenon: Description, Demonstration and Research Results
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2001 (2001) p. 873
Annual Meeting of the European Early Childhood Education Research Association (EECERA) 1999 (Feb 08, 1999)
This paper describes the PICCO (PICtorial-COmputer) project the aim of which has been to study the development of the children's conceptual models and exploration strategies in the PICCO environment. The phenomenon, which was selected for the...
Children's Independent Exploration of a Natural Phenomenon by Using a Pictorial Computer-Based Simulation
Journal of Computing in Childhood Education Vol. 5, No. 3 (1994) pp. 285–97
Examines children's understanding of the variation of sunlight and heat of the sun as experienced on the earth related to the positions of the earth and the sun in space, while using a pictorial computer simulation of the phenomenon. Suggests that,...
Childhood Education Vol. 79, No. 5 (2003) pp. 287–92
Describes the use of information and communication technologies (ICT) in Finnish early childhood environments from three perspectives. Examines Finnish national policies on the use of ICT; indicates the prevailing state of ICT use, according to...
The intertextuality of children's explanations in a technology-enriched early years science classroom
International Journal of Educational Research Vol. 39, No. 8 (2003) pp. 793–805
This study examines the sociocultural trajectories of children's conceptual thinking in a technology-enriched early years science classroom (N=22). Of specific analytic interest is the intertextuality of children's science-related explanations...