Blog

M is for Mobile

by Michael H. Levine, Ph.D.
October 20, 2017

This piece was originally published in the Executive Summary of the 2017 Common Sense Census: Media Use by Kids Age Zero to Eight and appears here with permission.   You may have heard that Sesame Street’s beloved Cookie Monster has learned some valuable lessons in delaying his gratification and eating … 







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Publications

QuickReport: Discovering Kids’ Apps: Do Family Strategies Vary by Income?

by Elisabeth McClure, Sarah Vaala, and Tamara Spiewak Toub

Almost all young children today have access to mobile devices, regardless of family income. So while the question of whether they have access to digital media  is becoming less pressing, researchers are turning their focus to developmentally appropriate use of mobile apps, and to understanding how children gain access to … 







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Initiatives

FamLAB

Families Learning Across Boundaries

The Families Learning Across Boundaries (FamLAB) project will mobilize a community of caregivers, educators, technology developers, and investors dedicated to solve the bridging problem, with a particular focus on the roles that interactive and communication technologies can play in both strengthening the ecosystem and propelling children’s learning across its boundaries. … 







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Events

Family Online Safety Institute Conference

Nov 16 2017 | Washington D.C.

The FOSI Annual Conference is the premier gathering of the online safety community. Hear from leaders in government, industry, the NGO sector as well as leading researchers, academics and practitioners in this growing space. This year’s theme is “Trust & Civility in a Challenging World”. The conference will address a wide … 







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