what we’re reading

10 Reports You Should Read
TEC Center has compiled a list of 10 Reports which highlight recent research findings of various aspects of young children’s technology use. These 10 Reports inform the work of educators and early childhood professionals. Read more →
August 20, 2018
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 →
family engagementmedia mentorSTEMWhat Our Friends Are Doingwhat we’re followingwhat we’re reading
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 →
child devdigital play frameworkearly childhoodplaytablettechtechnologyWhat Our Friends Are Doingwhat we’re following
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 →