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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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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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June 14, 2019
The Great Interactive Debate – How does interactivity really impact learning? Guest blog featuring Fashina Aladé
Learn from TEC Center's director, Alexis Lauricella and Fashina Aladé about research that was conducted to understand how screen interactivity impacts learning. Read more →
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October 2, 2018
5 Tips for Educators and Families with Young Children using Apple’s iOS 12 Screen Time Settings: Screen Time Settings Monitor More Than Just Time
Apple released their new software, iOS 12, which includes the new settings, Screen Time. Here are our 5 tips to guide your use of Apple’s iOS 12 Screen Time setting with young children in grades preschool through third grade. Read more →
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September 10, 2018
TEC Center survey featured in New York Times
Erikson's Technology in Early Childhood Center's 2016 survey is featured in the New York Times article, "How to Limit Kids' Tech Use" by Melanie Pinola. Find more info on the article and the survey here. Read more →
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