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*Cabral, M. (2015). Story, not Gadget. Digital Media as Art Materials and Curatorial Tools in Early Childhood Art Education. International Journal for Infonomics (IJI), 8(4), 1084-1090.

Cabral, M. (2014). ’We are those artist people!’ Connectivity and Artistic Explorations in Early Childhood Education. In E. Lanphar & P. Filtzimmons (Eds.), Connectivity across Borders, Boundaries and Bodies: International and Interdisciplinary perspectives (pp. 43-49). Oxfordshire, UK: Inter-Disciplinary Press.

Cabral, M. (2015). "It's about inspiring fantasies: A review of George Szekely's Play and creativity in art teaching. International Journal of Education & the Arts, 16(Review1). Retrieved from

*Cabral, M. and Phillips-Staley, E. (2015) Fingerpaints and masterpieces: Babies in the art museum. Book of Proceedings END Education Conference for Education and New Developments, Porto, Portugal June 27-29.

Cabral, M. (2014, November). As 5 coisas de que eu mais gosto… em Nova Iorque. Fugas, Jornal Publico, November 8th, p.33.

*Cabral, M. and Justice, S. (2013). Material learning: digital 3D with children. Paper presented at the meeting of FabLearn 2013. III Digital Fabrication in Education Conference, Stanford, CA, USA, October 27 - 28, 2013.

*Cabral, M. (2012). Curriculum Models and Professional Identity in Education: Three Stories of Early Childhood Professionals. Literacy Information and Computer Education Journal (LICEJ). Volume 3, Issue 2.

*Vasconcelos, Homem, Orey, & Cabral (2005). Um estudo de caso em quatro instituições. Educação de Infância e problemática da equidade. Revista Infância e Educação - Investigação e Praticas nº7 Novembro. Lisboa: GEDEI.

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