May 28, 2020
A result of the COVID-19 Outbreak: Supporting Families while Addressing Inequities
As early childhood practitioners, we know that the children and families we serve have always had varying home life circumstances, but now many early childhood practitioners are seeing these varied circumstances playing out through a zoom screen, or through silence because they lack the technology to connect. Read more →
May 19, 2020
TEC Center’s Director Publishes Britannica for Parents Article
TEC Center’s director and Erikson Institute’s Associate Professor, Alexis Lauricella, PhD, wrote the Britannica for Parents article, “The Concept of ‘Screen Time Is No Longer Relevant”. Read more →
April 30, 2020
Spring/Summer 2020 Webinar Learning Series
TEC Center is hosting webinars throughout Spring and Summer 2020 to support early childhood professionals and families navigate the recent COVID-19 Outbreak and school transitions to remote learning. Read more →
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April 29, 2020
From “Shelter in Place” to back to the “New Normal”
In the 1st article of a 2-part series, TEC Center's Founding Director, Chip Donohue, PhD, shares his reflections, nudges, and a provocation or two about what can and should be the role of technology tools after the pandemic. Read more →
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April 22, 2020
TEC Center’s Director Featured in CNN
TEC Center's director and Erikson Institute's Associate Professor, Alexis Lauricella, PhD, is featured in the CNN article, "Coronavirus forces parents to change screen time plans". Read more →
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March 30, 2020
Supporting Your Child’s Technology and Media Use: Media Resources for Families
Children's experiences and tools may look a little different from when you were growing up. Read and download TEC Center's list of tips, readings, and resources to help families support their children's digital media use. Read more →
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