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An Op-Ed to The AAP’s New Statement on Play from the TEC Center at Erikson Institute Associate Director and Program Manager
TEC Center's Associate Director and Program Manager response to the AAP’s new statement on play highlights TEC Centers mission and beliefs around inclusive practices. Read more →
March 27, 2018
EARCOS Teachers’ Conference 2018 Resources
Read and save Chip Donohue's curated resources from his presentations at EARCOS Teachers’ Conference 2018, Bangkok, Thailand! Read more →
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June 5, 2017
The Digital Play Framework and the Exploration of Technology Tools Guest Blog by Jo Bird
Play is seen as the way children learn in early childhood (Wood, 2013) and with more and more settings providing children with technologies, educators need to understand how children learn to use them through play. The ‘Digital Play Framework’ (DPF) provides a list of behaviours that children Read more →
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February 28, 2017
Ten resources for considering the AAP and U.S. Department of Education policies on screen time, technology and digital media use by young children
Ten resources for considering the AAP and U.S. Department of Education policies on screen time, technology and digital media use by young children Read more →
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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