November 2, 2018
15 Media Literacy Week Resources 2018
TEC Center has UPDATED the list of media literacy resources for parents, educators, and direct service providers working with young children. Read more →
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October 18, 2018
Early Digital Citizenship: Creating Engaged and Informed Lifetime Citizens
Digital citizenship has been on the tips of everyone’s Twitter thumbs this week for Digital Citizenship Week 2018. While learning about digital citizenship, often educators realize they are already facilitating many of the skills in their early childhood setting. These questions and explanations serve as a guide for a beginning understanding of digital citizenship. Read more →
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October 8, 2018
TEC Play and Lesson Plans: T+E in STEM: Engineering and Problem Solving with Technology
In STEM education, E (engineering) is often either forgotten or misunderstood. Download and save these play and lesson plans, developed by our TEC Mentors, so they can serve as an addition (or start) of your library of T+E early education resources. Read more →
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October 2, 2018
5 Tips for Educators and Families with Young Children using Apple’s iOS 12 Screen Time Settings: Screen Time Settings Monitor More Than Just Time
Apple released their new software, iOS 12, which includes the new settings, Screen Time. Here are our 5 tips to guide your use of Apple’s iOS 12 Screen Time setting with young children in grades preschool through third grade. Read more →
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September 27, 2018
TEC Play and Lesson Plans: T+M in STEM: Coding and Computational Thinking
Coding and computational thinking can often feel overwhelming, but you are probably already integrating it into your classroom or early childhood program. Download these 3 coding and computational thinking play and lesson plans to support your integration of technology. Read more →
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September 21, 2018
TEC Play and Lesson Plans: T+S in STEM: Inquiry and Research
There are many technology tools for inquiry and research. We have 3 play and lesson plans developed by our TEC Mentors, which focus on using a variety of technology tools to support young children's exploration of the world around them. Read more →
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