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Digital storytelling in early childhood education and care: teacher training in the STORIES project


The key themes addressed by the Erasmus Plus STORIES project (2015-2018) are the promotion of media literacy practices in early childhood education and teachers’ professional development in media education. One of the main outcomes already achieved is a training course on digital storytelling in early childhood education. Dedicated to in-service preschool teachers, the course was provided in the four countries involved in the project: Italy, Finland, Germany and Turkey. The course was designed to address all the components foreseen in the TPACK model. The paper explores the training course structure, the key contents and the activities implemented.


Digital Storytelling; Teacher Education; Educational Technology; Media Literacy; Early Childhood Education and Care; Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL).

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