Moutafidou Anna' s Short CV

Anna Moutafidou is a kindergarten teacher with work and experience in the integration of ICT tools in teaching and learning. She is a PhD candidate in the Department of Early Childhood Education of the University of Western Macedonia. She holds a Master's degree in pedagogy and new technologies and a Bachelor’s degree in early childhood education from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. She has also received a Professional Development Certificate of Making Thinking Visible from Wide World of Harvard’s Graduate School of Education. Her research interests focus on ICTs in education, digital storytelling, creative and critical thinking and creative writing.

She has taught in both private and public school settings. She is currently working as a kindergarten teacher in the Directorate of Primary Education in Western Thessaloniki. Her innovative practice on creating digital comics in Kindergarten has been awarded by the Greek Ministry of National Education (project “A peace injection”) and by the Council of Europe (project “Humans Rights and Democracy”).

Publications

Melliou, K., Moutafidou, A., & Bratitsis, T. (2014). Using digital comics to develop thinking dispositions in Early Childhood Education. Proceedings of the 14th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies (under publication).

Moutafidou, A. & Bratitsis, T. (2013). Digital storytelling and creative writing: two parallel worlds with common ground. Proceedings of the 1rst International Conference “Creative Writing”, 4-6 October 2013, Athens, Greece. (under publication).

Moutafidou, A., Melliou, K., & Bratitsis, T. (2013). Childrens’ rights: Poster creation in Kindergarten using works of art and software. Proceedings of the3rd Panhellenic  conference “Integrating and using ICT in the educational procedure”. 10-12 May 2013, Piraeus, Greece. [in Greek]

Moutafidou, A., Melliou, K. & Georgopoulou, A. A. (2012). Educational research and teacher development. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, (31), 156-161.

Moutafidou, A. & Melliou, K. (2012). Creating collaboratively digital comic in kindergarten. Proceedings of the 9th Conference of Scientific Association of Primary Teachers for the dissemination of ICT in education “Education in the Age of ICT”, 20-21 October 2012, Athens, Greece. [in Greek]

Moutafidou, A., Melliou, K., Bratitsis, T. (2011). Can WebQuests be applied in Kindergarten? An Example Entitled "Endangered Species". i-teacher Journal, Vol 2, 74-83. [in Greek]

Moutafidou, A., Gergopoulou, A., Bratitsis, T. (2010). Utilizing ICTs for Language Teaching in Kindergarten. A Pilot study with the educational software “Dino’s Friends are in Danger”. Online Journal “Learning with Technologies”, Issue 0. [in Greek]

Moutafidou, A., Melliou, K., Bratitsis, T. (2010). Endangered species: A pilot study of applying a webquest teaching approach in Kindergarten. Proceedings of the 7th Panhellenic Conference EEEP-DTPE “The future of learning”, 30-31 October 2010, Piraeus, Greece.  [in Greek]

Moutafidou, A., Georgopoulou, A., Bratitsis, T. (2010). Utilization of ICTs for language teaching in Kindergarten. A pilot study, using the educational software ‘Dino’s friends are in danger’. Proceedings of the 2nd Panhellenic Conference of Imatheia (pp. 391-403), April 2010, Veroia – Naousa. [in Greek]

Moutafidou, A., Georgopoulou, A., Bratitsis, T. (2009). ICTs for language teaching in Kindergarten: A teaching proposal which utilizes the Multimedia Builder environment. In K. Dinas, A. Xhatzipanagiotidi, T. Kotopoulos, A. Stamou (eds), 2nd Conference for teaching Greek language, 4-6 September 2009, Nymfaio, Greece.  [in Greek]

Moutafidou, A., & Sivropoulou, I. (2010). Cooperation in all-day kindergartens: Kindergarten teachers’ beliefs. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, Vol 5, 350-355.

Moutafidou, A., Georgopoulou, A., & Sivropoulou, E. (2008). Pre-school teachers’ beliefs concerning their professional identity. Proceedings of the 11th International Conference “Further Education in the Balkan Countries”, Konya: Egitim Kitabevi Yayinlari, Vol 2, 899-906.

Melliou, K., Moutafidou, A., & Bratitsis, T. (2014). Using digital comics to develop thinking dispositions in Early Childhood Education. Proceedings of the 14th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies (under publication).

Moutafidou, A. & Bratitsis, T. (2013). Digital storytelling and creative writing: two parallel worlds with common ground. Proceedings of the 1rst International Conference “Creative Writing”, 4-6 October 2013, Athens, Greece. (under publication).

Moutafidou, A., Melliou, K., & Bratitsis, T. (2013). Childrens’ rights: Poster creation in Kindergarten using works of art and software. Proceedings of the3rd Panhellenic  conference “Integrating and using ICT in the educational procedure”. 10-12 May 2013, Piraeus, Greece. [in Greek]

Moutafidou, A., Melliou, K. & Georgopoulou, A. A. (2012). Educational research and teacher development. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, (31), 156-161.

Moutafidou, A. & Melliou, K. (2012). Creating collaboratively digital comic in kindergarten. Proceedings of the 9th Conference of Scientific Association of Primary Teachers for the dissemination of ICT in education “Education in the Age of ICT”, 20-21 October 2012, Athens, Greece. [in Greek]

Moutafidou, A., Melliou, K., Bratitsis, T. (2011). Can WebQuests be applied in Kindergarten? An Example Entitled "Endangered Species". i-teacher Journal, Vol 2, 74-83. [in Greek]

Moutafidou, A., Gergopoulou, A., Bratitsis, T. (2010). Utilizing ICTs for Language Teaching in Kindergarten. A Pilot study with the educational software “Dino’s Friends are in Danger”. Online Journal “Learning with Technologies”, Issue 0. [in Greek]

Moutafidou, A., Melliou, K., Bratitsis, T. (2010). Endangered species: A pilot study of applying a webquest teaching approach in Kindergarten. Proceedings of the 7th Panhellenic Conference EEEP-DTPE “The future of learning”, 30-31 October 2010, Piraeus, Greece.  [in Greek]

Moutafidou, A., Georgopoulou, A., Bratitsis, T. (2010). Utilization of ICTs for language teaching in Kindergarten. A pilot study, using the educational software ‘Dino’s friends are in danger’. Proceedings of the 2nd Panhellenic Conference of Imatheia (pp. 391-403), April 2010, Veroia – Naousa. [in Greek]

Moutafidou, A., Georgopoulou, A., Bratitsis, T. (2009). ICTs for language teaching in Kindergarten: A teaching proposal which utilizes the Multimedia Builder environment. In K. Dinas, A. Xhatzipanagiotidi, T. Kotopoulos, A. Stamou (eds), 2nd Conference for teaching Greek language, 4-6 September 2009, Nymfaio, Greece.  [in Greek]

Moutafidou, A., & Sivropoulou, I. (2010). Cooperation in all-day kindergartens: Kindergarten teachers’ beliefs. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, Vol 5, 350-355.

Moutafidou, A., Georgopoulou, A., & Sivropoulou, E. (2008). Pre-school teachers’ beliefs concerning their professional identity. Proceedings of the 11th International Conference “Further Education in the Balkan Countries”, Konya: Egitim Kitabevi Yayinlari, Vol 2, 899-906.

Contact Info

Anna Moutafidou

21rst  El. Venizelou Str. 56224, Thessaloniki, Greece .

Tel. +306973228866

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