Morgan Russo

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Research Assistant
Morgan Russo

Morgan is a research assistant with the TEC Center while getting her Masters in Child Development. Previously she taught in CPS for five years and worked as an instructional coach and Director of Curriculum for Teachers Supporting Teachers, a non-profit focusing on urban teacher retention. She then transitioned to writing content for children’s edtech/media companies like Peekapak, Edit Change Management, and 321 Learning. She is passionate about understanding how children best learn from digital media and technology. The past year she was living in Amsterdam writing a children’s chapter book, The Mediators, about three devices who are on a mission to mediate their families’ media use. Morgan has been working with Dr. Amanda Gummer’s Good Play Guide to help toy companies create developmentally appropriate toys and apps. She is excited to work with the TEC Center team to understand children’s technology use.

Recent posts by Morgan Russo

July 22, 2020
“Back to School”: Remote PD Workshop Series with TEC Center
We are excited to provide a two-part technology-focused professional development workshop series for early childhood educators. Space limited- Register today! Read more →
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July 16, 2020
Peer to Peer Research Project
Funded by the Susan Crown Exchange through their Youth Voice Challenge, Erikson Institute’s Alexis Lauricella, PhD  will launch a two-year pilot research and development project that empowers adolescent youth in Evanston, IL to help each other use digital technology in healthy and productive ways. Read more →