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July 15, 2016
Child Life Therapists use technology to help children in hospital settings
Child Life Therapists and Erikson Institute alumni share how they use technology tools to help young children and their families feel safe at the hospital. Read more →
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May 29, 2016
TEC Center STEM in Early Childhood Lab for Erikson Students, Alumni & Faculty
The TEC Center at Erikson Institute is excited to launch our first STEM Lab for Erikson Students! apply by July 7th. Get your FAQ answers in the blog post and a link to the application. Read more →
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April 10, 2016
TEC Teacher Takeaway: Puppet Pals, Sock Puppet, Feltboard, and Avatars
TEC Center and Fred Rogers Center's Early Career Research Fellow, Dr. Katie Paciga. helps teachers learn how to use Feltboard, Puppet Pals, and Socket Puppets apps meaningfully with young children. Read more →
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March 2, 2016
2016 National Education Technology Plan Calls for Teacher Training
The 2016 Plan, Future Ready Learning: Reimagining the Role of Technology in Education, calls for more teacher training and education in technology integration Read more →
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January 9, 2016
Reflections on #TechEarlyLit
In summarizing our observations from the December 10, 2015 #TechEarlyLit forum, we note: "Nudging parents/caregivers to continue to make progress toward their goals and providing positive encouragement is not new or revolutionary. What’s unique about these projects with strong ratings is how the technology was leveraged in the process." As we turn our calendars from 2015 to 2016, we invite you, the TEC Center community, to reflect on your relationships with parents and caregivers. Read, reflect, and respond. Read more →
November 14, 2015
You’ve Got to Do It: Young Children, Emergent Digital Literacy, Voice Commands
New post from Katie Paciga, Ph.D. an Early Career Research Fellow at the Fred Roger's Center and at the Technology in Early Childhood (TEC) Center at Erikson Institute Read more →
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October 23, 2015
Sesame Street introduces a new character with Autism
Meet Julia, a new Sesame Street character with autism, and the "See Amazing in All Children" campaign from Sesame Workshop. Read more →
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October 21, 2015
TEC Teacher Takeaway: Comprehension and Technology
Dr. Lauricella discusses the importance of being creative with technology integration in the classroom and the pace and processing of the information being presented to young children. Read more →
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August 30, 2015
Tech Integration Resources for 2nd Grade Classrooms
The TEC Center is excited to partner with Erikson Institute's Child-Parent Centers (CPC) professional development team to provide tech integration resources for their online workshops for the 2015-16 school year for second grade classrooms. You can find all the resources with live links in this blog post. Read more →
August 27, 2015
A Letter to Incoming First Year Students at Erikson
A letter from an Erikson alumna inviting first year students to join their new Personal Learning Network (PLN) #Erikson2017 or #Erikson2018 Read more →
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