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Designerly Thinking: Locating technology education within the early childhood curriculum

Marilyn Fleer, Beverley Jane, and Jill Robbins

Early childhood programmes already feature many technological artefacts, such as blocks, collage materials, and construction kits—but is technology education happening in these centres? What dimension of children’s work with these materials turns the activity from “doing” to “designerly thinking”? This article explores the concept of designerly thinking for very young children within the context of recent pedagogical developments in technology education

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