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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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March 6, 2020
Key Issues in Early Childhood and Technology from Thought Leaders
TEC Center's Founding Director shares insights from thought leaders who contributed to his new book, Exploring Key Issues in Early Childhood and Technology. Read more →
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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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June 5, 2019
Using Research to Build Better PreK Classroom Resources Guest blog by Heather Sherwood
Learn from Heather Sherwood (EDC) about the efforts and processes for developing resources for early childhood educators. Read more →
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April 1, 2019
69th Annual ICA Conference: Communication Beyond Boundaries
Learn about TEC Center's director's, Alexis Lauricella, PhD, research at 69th Annual ICA Conference: Communication Beyond Boundaries from May 24-28 in Washington, D.C. Read more →
December 12, 2018
A farewell message from Founding Director, Chip Donohue, PhD
The Founding Director of TEC Center, Chip Donohue, PhD embarks on retirement and explains his lessons learned about technology and digital media use with young children. Read more →
December 10, 2018
10 Reports You Should Read
TEC Center has compiled a list of 10 Reports which highlight recent research findings of various aspects of young children’s technology use. These 10 Reports inform the work of educators and early childhood professionals. Read more →