Tamara Kaldor

TEC CENTER ASSISTANT DIRECTOR

Tamara Kaldor

Tamara Kaldor, M.S., is the Assistant Director for the Technology in Early Childhood (TEC) Center at Erikson Institute.  Tamara is a child development expert with over a decade of experience teaching and consulting with parents, educators, and leading international organizations to integrate technology to support the social-emotional and learning needs of ALL children. She has seen how technology helps kids of all abilities share their voice and what they know in order to advance in their development. Her goal is to help educators and therapists thoughtfully integrate technology into their classrooms and children’s programs so that all children are active participants and learners. She does this by finding creative ways to include technology meaningfully to help children play, relate and learn. This has made Tamara a sought-after speaker in the area of tech integration. She has been invited to deliver workshops on digital citizenship, developmental differences, integrating technology into the classroom and lesson plans, and navigating the digital world responsibly throughout Chicago, the U.S. and internationally. Tamara has collaborated with such organizations as UNICEF, UNESCO, International Society for Technology and Education (ISTE), NAEYC, the Interdisciplinary Council on Development and Learning (ICDL), Illinois Computer Educators (ICE), and Common Sense Media.

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July 22, 2015
Amanda Ronan shares ideas of online tools for educators to use to connect to each other.

Connecting with Educators Using Online Tools

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July 17, 2015
Caroline Knorr shares tips to help parents and caregivers moderate their own tech use.

Advice to Help Parents Manage Their Tech Use

Caroline Knorr shares tips to help parents and caregivers moderate their own tech use. Read more →