Learning in Families: A review of research evidence and the current landscape of Learning in Families with digital technologies. General Educators Report

Lyndsay Grant

01 April 2009

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This document reports on the ‘Learning in Families with Digital Technologies’ research project carried out by Futurelab in 2008-9 and commissioned by Becta.

Within this report, we explore and analyse the landscape of learning in families with a particular focus on the role and potential of digital technologies to support and enhance the benefits of such learning.

In order to ensure that a wide range of significant and innovative activity was included within this scope of this project, we have used a broad and inclusive definition of learning in families and included learning in which adults are helping children learn, are learning from children, are learning together with children or learning themselves in order to be able to help their children learn.