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Jason Yip

Exploring How “Digital Families” Shape Children’s Learning

by Jason Yip
December 11, 2017

How did I become a researcher on children, families, and digital media? In September 2013, I started as a Cooney Center Research Fellow, trying to find my way in the world. I was just completing my Ph.D. at the University of Maryland, College Park and had done a dissertation on the … 







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Publications

Children and Families in the Digital Age: Learning Together in a Media Saturated Culture

by Elisabeth Gee,‎ Lori Takeuchi,‎ and Ellen Wartella (eds)

Children and Families in the Digital Age (Routledge Press)  offers a fresh, nuanced, and empirically-based perspective on how families are using digital media to enhance learning, routines, and relationships. Edited by Elisabeth Gee,‎ Lori Takeuchi,‎ and Ellen Wartella, the book is based on research conducted by the Families and Media Project (FAM), a … 







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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

Future of Education Technology Conference

23 - 26 Jan 2018

For nearly 40 years, the Future of Education Technology Conference has gathered the most dynamic and creative education professionals from around the world for an intensive, highly collaborative exploration of new technologies, best practices and pressing issues. Its impact has been felt by thousands of districts, schools, educators—and ultimately students. … 







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