Student Inquiry: October Butterfly Migration
Sydney E. Spann, Kindergarten Teacher and Innovation Coach's story connecting the NAEYC/Fred Rogers Center's joint position statement on Technology and Interactive Media as Tools in Early Childhood Program to practice. She shares a reflection on her students' inquiry supported with appropriate technology integration. Read more →
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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 19, 2016
TEC Center at Erikson Institute and CPS ‘s Office of Early Childhood Tech Cafe
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May 3, 2016
Resources from our May 3, 2016 Technology and Play: Play and Lesson planning in the Digital Age
Resources from Tamara Kaldor's May 3, 2016, webinar on Technology and Play in Early Childhood: Play and Lesson planning in the Digital Age. Discussion of Digital Play Framework, STEM resources, coding, an dplay with tech integration ine arly childhood. 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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