Chip Donohue, PhD and director of the TEC Center, is featured in the The Hechinger Report article, “Online programs are filling a preschool gap. Experts warn it’s no substitute for face-to-face learning” written by Jackie Mader published by PBSNewsHour and Washington Monthly.
I’m concerned about kids spending time at a screen without that adult mediation,” Donohue said. “And it doesn’t mean the adult needs to be sitting with them all the time. They can be adjacent and working on other things.” But ultimately, Donohue added, technology should support a “healthy relationship and parent-child interaction.”