Rosenheim District – Digital Kindergarten: Eight kindergartens in the district successfully completed the qualification campaign

Finalists (from left to right): Sibylle Baumgartner ped. Specialist advice Landratsamt Rosenheim, Claudia Wölfe Kita Digitalcoach Q3, Sabrina Schußmüller and Anna Stieglbauer Kita St. Peter Soyen, Andrea Warmer and Anna-Maria Wühr Kita Hl. Trinity Kolbermoor, Andrea Körner Hort Wirbelwind Prien am Chiemsee, Return Stefanie Huber Kitmo, Claudia Golder children’s home St. Rupert Amerang, Angela Ackermann-Dietl children’s home Höhenrain Feldkirchen-Westerham, Danilo Dietsch, Kita Digitalcoach Q3, Ben Panjas children’s home Höhenrain Feldkirchen-Westerham. Not shown: Kita Unterm Regenbogen St. Laurentius Bernau, Evang. Kindergarten Löwenzahn Pfaffing.

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Rosenheim County – Eight kindergartens in the county have successfully completed the “Startchance kita.digital” qualification campaign.

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Eight nurseries in the district of Rosenheim successfully participated in the qualification campaign “Startchance kita.digital” took part. Presented at the closing party at the Rosenheim district office her projects now. Then the certificates of qualification were presented. It was clear to all nurseries participating in the program that the campaign was just the beginning.

As Romy Huber, leader of the daycare and early childhood network group at Rosenheim County Office, said in a welcome speech, the last few years of the crown pandemic have shown just how fundamental the use of digital media is and how important it is. become. “Our children grow up in a digital world, this phenomenon can now also be observed in nurseries. With your participation you have shown that you are ready to follow this path ”. For Huber, this project is important for children to learn to use digital media creatively, but also how to deal with them critically.

After that The pilot will start in September 2021. In October, a training course of several days was held. Thanks to the knowledge gained there, the participants started projects in their institutions. They were accompanied by Claudia Wölfle and Danilo Dietsch from Q3, a non-profit media education GmbH in Traustein, who supported them as coaches. In recent months, films, photo collages, sound recordings and many other creative projects have been created.

Caritas Hort “Wirbelwind” in Prien am Chiemsee presented, for example, a photo reportage of children’s day in a common room. Children recreated the day with their stuffed animals, took photos and videos that were assembled into a movie. During the Spring Awakening action, children painted large wooden Easter eggs and interviewed each other.

Other nurseries presented various photo collage projects in which the children took pictures themselves with the iPad, and also specified what the graphics and text should look like. They documented trips to the fire brigade, to the woods, or to the new bakery around the corner. At the Caritas Day Care Center for Christ’s Return in Kolbermoor, the cherry tree has been photographed many times, thus documenting the change over the seasons. Various stones were photographed and searched on the Internet to learn more about them.

For example, in the Catholic children’s home of St. Rupert at Amerang used a microscope that delivered images directly to the I-Pad. Also at the Höhenrain kindergarten in Feldkirchen-Westerham The I-Pad has been used in various projects. Animal tracks and corresponding animals were searched on the Internet. This ultimately resulted in a memory game. For the forest festival, the children themselves designed an exhibition with photo collages. Many of the projects presented were actively supported by parents.

This was clear to all participating institutions apparently the pilot project is just the beginning. “Thank you, you have shown a great pioneering spirit,” concluded Claudia Wölfle and Danilo Dietsch. Even though the pilot project has now been completed, participating institutions will still have online access to the material and the established network will continue to be used. Additional training courses and a newsletter published three times a year are also planned. The action, organized by the County Office of Rosenheim, will continue in September 2022 with the participation of new institutions from the region.

Kita Digital is A project by the Bavarian Ministry of Family, Labor and Social Affairs. The poviat and city starosties are responsible for the organizational process. The State Institute of Early Education takes over technical support in cooperation with the Center of Media Competence in Early Education and the Institute of Media Education. The campaign course combines further training, support for participating institutions, networking and public relations on-site with online learning units. As part of the annual course, each kindergarten receives 52 hours of training and support from trainers with media and educational experience.

Press release Rosenheim County Office

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