Families

My Tech Goes Home Story
My Tech Goes Home Story written by Dan Noyes My daughter, who is now a wonderfully vocal and precocious six-year old, refused to speak when she was little. No words and very few sounds at all. She just decided not to grace us with her beautiful voice. As part of Read more →
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July 21, 2016
American Academy of Pediatrics virtual violence policy statement and 5 tips for a healthy media diet
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AA) has released a new policy statement on virtual violence. The Technology in Early Childhood (TEC) Center at Erikson Institute shares with parents our 5 tips for a healthy media diet. Read more →
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June 20, 2016
Is Handwriting Still Essential in the Keyboard Age? Research says “YES”
Answers to a question we hear frequently at the TEC Center at Erikson Institute, "Is handwriting, print and cursive, still necessary to learn in the digital age?" Read more →
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March 2, 2016
Coming to a toy shelf soon? Code-A-Pillar from Fisher Price
Children's Technology Review brings us a video of the Fisher-Price's Code-A-Pillar from the 2016 Toy Fair. What do you think you need to teach children before you start playing? Read more →
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November 23, 2015
StoryCorps + #TheGreatListen
5 questions for children to ask grandparents on Thanksgiving using the StoryCorps app! Read more →
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