Gestural Interface Technology (GIT) has
changed the way technology is adopted in classrooms
for all ages. The accessibility of control through
touch means that technology such as Apple’s iPad
can be used in early childhood education.
In this paper, we introduce a framework for
fully-engaged communication, developed from
educational pedagogy and critical engagement in
information systems. The intersection of these
dimensions creates a view of a GIT lifeworld
approach which allows it to be used to understand
multiple layers of engagement that exist within an
early childhood education environment.