About the TEC Center
The Technology in Early Childhood (TEC) Center at Erikson Institute is dedicated to creating a better world for children’s technology use. The TEC Center is dedicated to research, practice, and collaboration to ensure that families and practitioners are informed and supported in decisions to use technology with their young children. The TEC Center conducts research to scientifically answer critical questions regarding the role of technology on young children’s learning and development. Using evidence-based resources and real-world examples, the TEC Center’s professional development programs strengthen educators’ digital literacy and their ability to intentionally select, use, integrate, and evaluate technology in the classroom and other early childhood settings. Finally, the TEC Center recognizes the necessity of collaboration in this digital world and welcomes researchers, practitioners, educators, and technology developers to communicate and connect through conventions and meetings hosted by the TEC Center.
The TEC Center is housed within Erikson Institute, which is a premier independent institution of higher education committed to ensuring that all children have equitable opportunities to realize their potential.
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