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Learning at Home: Families’ Educational Media Use in America

Agenda for Educational Media Use in America: A Breakthrough Learning Forum

 A Joan Ganz Cooney Center Forum
January 24, 2014

8:30   Breakfast and Registration

9:00   Welcome:  Michael Levine, Executive Director, Joan Ganz Cooney Center

9:10   Survey Presentation:  Vicky Rideout, VJR Consulting

9:30  Discussion: Creating and Finding Great Content
Moderator:  Amy Jordan, Annenberg Public Policy Center, University of Pennsylvania
Implications for mobile:  Debra Sanchez, SVP, Corporation for Public Broadcasting
Content for older children:  David Kleeman, SVP, PlayCollective
Parents:  Linda Burch, Chief Education & Strategy Officer, Common Sense Media

10:45   Break

11:00   Discussion:  Maximizing Impact
Moderator:  Lisa Guernsey, New America
Low income and minority youth:  Fabienne Doucet, Associate Professor, New York University
Bridging home-school learning:  Robert Torres, Senior Program Officer, Gates Foundation
Policy implications:  Dale Kunkel, Professor Emeritus, University of Arizona

12:30 Lunch

1:15   Keynote speech:  Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel, Federal Communications Commission
Introduction:  Melvin Ming, President & CEO, Sesame Workshop

1:45   Moving Forward – An Action Agenda:  Michael Levine, Joan Ganz Cooney Center

2:00  Adjourn