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We are All Digital Citizens
Shimira Williams, founder of TekStart and a featured panelist at Media Literacy in Early Childhood: A Critical Conversation provides three tips for parents and educators to get started with media literacy. She reminds us that we are all digital citizens in this powerful blog post. Read more →
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October 19, 2017
Digital Citizenship Week 2017 Resources
TEC Center has selected 5 helpful online resources for teacher educators, early childhood educators, and families to learn about digital citizenship in early childhood Read more →
September 5, 2017
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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