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August 1, 2019
Choosing Favorites: Common Sense’s Favorite Tools for Young Children Guest Blog by Tanner Higgin
Learn from Common Sense Education's Director of Education Editorial Strategy, Tanner Higgin, about the efforts for reviewing edtech tools for young children. Read more →
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October 25, 2017
Selecting Tools: Choosing Collaborative Coding
Jennifer Zacharis, Technology Integrationist and Coach at The Pike School in Andover, Massachusetts shares her experiences of facilitating learning through play and coding in early childhood. Read more →
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September 21, 2017
Celebrating 5 Years of the TEC Center and the NAEYC/Fred Rogers Joint Position Statement on 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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September 20, 2017
Evaluating Robotics and Other Tangible Technology Tools for Young Children
The TEC Center has a collection of over 40 tangible technology tools in Erikson’s library for loan to our students, alumni and faculty to evaluate for use with young children in a variety of settings including home, schools, libraries, museums, hospitals, therapeutic settings and other places children Read more →
September 17, 2017
Chip Clips: TEC’s director reflects as TEC and the NAEYC/Fred Rogers Joint Position Statement on Technology and Interactive Media as Tools in Early Childhood Programs Policy Statement turn 5
TEC Center's director, Chip Donohue, PhD, reflects as TEC and the NAEYC/Fred Rogers Center Technology and Interactive Media as Tools in Early Childhood Programs Policy Statement turn 5 Read more →
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June 5, 2017
The Digital Play Framework and the Exploration of Technology Tools Guest Blog by Jo Bird
Play is seen as the way children learn in early childhood (Wood, 2013) and with more and more settings providing children with technologies, educators need to understand how children learn to use them through play. The ‘Digital Play Framework’ (DPF) provides a list of behaviours that children Read more →
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March 4, 2017
Call for submissions: Stories from the field on the 5th Anniversary of the NAEYC/Fred Rogers Joint Position Statement on Technology and Interactive Media as Tools in Early Childhood Programs
The TEC Center at Erikson Institute is seeking 200-word entries that share stories and case-studies of meaningful and appropriate technology use with young children by March 31, 2017. Read more →
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December 5, 2016
Do You Have Flow? Investigating Electricity and Circuits in Early Childhood with Technology Tools
Activities to do with young children to teach them about electricity and circuits. These 20 activities can be done in less than 20 minutes, with under $20 worth of supplies or with tools borrowed from the TEC Center Tools Collection. Downloadable activity pack. Read more →
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June 1, 2016
Teaching science and math to preschoolers with technology tools
Next Generation Preschool Science brings together educational researchers from SRI Education and EDC, public media producers from WGBH, and preschool teachers and children to create rich early science curricula that integrate tablet-based and traditional learning experiences. A math and technology video si also shared. #STEMStartsEarly Read more →
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July 22, 2015
Connecting with Educators Using Online Tools
Amanda Ronan shares ideas of online tools for educators to use to connect to each other. Read more →
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