Blog

Research Suggests Well-Designed Preschool Apps Can Encourage Family Engagement and Self-Regulation

by Alexis Hiniker, PhD
May 21, 2018

Researchers and practitioners have long known that when it comes to digital media for kids, quality is key. But what does it mean for a children’s app to be good or bad? How do specific features and design decisions affect the children who engage with them? If parents want to … 







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Publications

Digital Play for Global Citizens

Digital Play for Global Citizens

In this publication from the Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop and the Center for Global Education at Asia Society, Cooney Center Senior Fellow Jordan Shapiro leads educators, youth development leaders, and parents through a vast landscape of digital resources – some of which may already be familiar tools – … 







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Initiatives

FamLAB

Families Learning Across Boundaries Project (FamLAB)

The overarching goal of the Families Learning Across Boundaries (FamLAB) Project is to create an ecosystem that enables and encourages young children’s learning across settings, especially children from underrepresented populations. It draws upon evidence that the most resilient, adaptive, and effective learning involves individual, prolonged periods of engagement, and social … 







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Events

Connected Learning Summit at MIT Media Lab

1 - 3 Aug 2018

The mission of the Connected Learning Summit is to fuel a growing movement of innovators harnessing emerging technology to expand access to participatory, playful, and creative learning. The Connected Learning Summit represents a merger between three community events with this shared vision and values: the Digital Media and Learning Conference, … 







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