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  • Writer's pictureThe Beagle

Wired to Learn: School readiness in the Digital Age at Batemans Bay

Children’s technology and development expert (and mum) Dr Kristy Goodwin will help parents take the guesswork and guilt out of raising kids in the digital age in a free Council workshop next month. Wired to Learn: School readiness in the Digital Age : At Batemans Bay When: Tuesday 4 April 2017, 5:30pm - 8pm Where: Batemans Bay Soldiers Club, 2 Beach Road, Batemans Bay Cost: Free! At Narooma When: Wednesday 5 April 2017, 5:30pm - 8pm Where: Narooma Golf Club, 1 Ballingalla Street, Narooma Cost: Free! With over 14 years of experience in teaching and research, Dr Kristy Goodwin delivers evidence-based information about the impact of digital technologies on young children’s learning, health, wellbeing and development. She is a leading technology and development expert and mum, who helps parents and educators understand what pre-schoolers really need to be 'ready' for entering kindergarten. Dr Kristy will provide a practical workshop about the digital dilemmas parents face at home and gives real solutions for families. This creates a guilt-free happy balance with you and your child in the digital world.Dr Kristy will identify seven essential building blocks for optimal learning and development in a digital age. She will answer questions such as 'are my kids being overexposed to digital technology too young?'Light refreshments and child care available. There are limited places for child care, so bookings are essential. Registration will be between 5:30pm and 6pm, with the workshop taking place between 6pm and 8pm. Bookings essential For more information or to book please contact Supported Playgroup Coordinator Lisa Heinze:T: 02 4474 7283 The workshop will include practical information, tips, and tricks for parents to support, not stifle, children’s learning and development.

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