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10 Media Literacy Week Resources
TEC Center has assembled a list of ten media literacy resources for parents, early childhood educators, practitioners, informal learning professionals, and anyone who works with young children. Read more →
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October 27, 2017
Quality Digital Media Checklist
5 tips to identify “quality” digital media experiences for young children and downloadable checklist. Read more →
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July 21, 2016
American Academy of Pediatrics virtual violence policy statement and 5 tips for a healthy media diet
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AA) has released a new policy statement on virtual violence. The Technology in Early Childhood (TEC) Center at Erikson Institute shares with parents our 5 tips for a healthy media diet. Read more →
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July 11, 2016
5 Pokemon Go Tips for Parents-Updated w/Google permissions info
Tamara Kaldor, M.S., the assistant director of Erikson’s Technology in Early Childhood Center, have these five tips to share with parents on Pokémon Go and virtual reality apps. 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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