March 23, 2020
STEM in PreK: Using Cat in the Hat Media Resources Guest blog by Tiffany Maxon and Elisa Garcia
Tiffany Maxon and Elisa Garcia, PhD, from EDC’s Center for Technology and SRI International, share their research findings from examining the impacts of the Cat in the Hat media resources. Read more to hear tips on how to extend the learning from these resources in your classroom! Read more →
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March 6, 2020
Key Issues in Early Childhood and Technology from Thought Leaders
TEC Center's Founding Director shares insights from thought leaders who contributed to his new book, Exploring Key Issues in Early Childhood and Technology. Read more →
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December 12, 2019
TEC Center’s Director Featured in Gazette Chicago
Alexis Lauricella, PhD, director of the TEC Center, is featured in the Gazette Chicago article by David Warren, UIC lecture focuses on social media and mental health Read more →
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August 1, 2019
Exploring Key Issues in Early Childhood and Technology
Exploring Key Issues in Early Childhood and Technology: Evolving Perspectives and Innovative Approaches, Edited by Chip Donohue, was published July 2019. Read more →
August 1, 2019
Choosing Favorites: Common Sense’s Favorite Tools for Young Children Guest Blog by Tanner Higgin
Learn from Common Sense Education's Director of Education Editorial Strategy, Tanner Higgin, about the efforts for reviewing edtech tools for young children. Read more →
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June 14, 2019
The Great Interactive Debate – How does interactivity really impact learning? Guest blog featuring Fashina Aladé
Learn from TEC Center's director, Alexis Lauricella and Fashina Aladé about research that was conducted to understand how screen interactivity impacts learning. Read more →
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