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Mobile Technology for Children by Allison Druin

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Chapter 8. Adding Space and Senses to Mobile World Exploration
Maria João Silva
Polytechnic Institute of Porto, Portugal
Cristina Azevedo Gomes and Bruno Pestana
Polytechnic Institute of Viseu
João Correia Lopes
University of Porto
Maria José Marcelino
University of Coimbra
Cristina Gouveia
Ydreams
Alexandra Fonseca
Geographic Institute of Portugal
Mobile technologies can facilitate collaboration and knowledge creation in diverse educational contexts, enabling children to become actors in participation processes all around the world. Based on the lessons learned in various research projects, this chapter argues that adding spatial and sensory information augments the affordances of mobile world exploration by primary school children. This chapter starts by ...

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