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Celebrating 5 Years of the TEC Center and the NAEYC Technology and Interactive Media as Tools in Early Childhood Programs Policy Statement
2017 marks 5 years since the Chip Donohue, PhD founded the TEC Center and release of the NAEYC/Fred Rogers Center Joint Position Statement on Technology and Interactive Media as Tools in Early Childhood Programs! Read more →
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June 26, 2017
Media Literacy in Early Childhood: A Critical Conversation
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June 5, 2017
The Digital Play Framework Observation Handouts
These handouts are based on the Digital Play Framework (DPF), developed by Jo Bird and Dr. Suzy Edwards, a pedagogy in which children explore and demonstrate other behaviors when first introduced to technology through play. Tamara Kaldor, Associate Director, TEC Center is collaborating with Ms. Bird and Dr. Edwards to conduct professional development research and help early childhood practitioners implement the DPF in their classrooms and other early childhood learning environments. Read more →
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May 3, 2016
5 Things every parent, caregiver and educator should know about “screen time” and media use with young children
Dr. Chip Donohue, director of the Technology in Early Childhood (TEC) Center at Erikson Institute, recommends five things every parent, caregiver, and educator should consider when thinking about “screen time” in the digital age. Read more →
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November 10, 2015
#StEM and Equality: Why the little “t”?
The TEC Center at Erikson Institute chooses to keep the "t" in StEM and StEAM lowercase. Get some tips for your classroom! Read more →
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