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American Library Association: Transforming Our Libraries, Ourselves

by Allison Mishkin
June 21, 2012

Geared towards the library community, the 2012 ALA conference brings together educators, authors, librarians and more for a lively discussion on improving and advancing our libraries. At this year’s President’s Program, Lori Takeuchi, our Research Director, will share her findings from Families Matter, a study on parent attitudes towards digital … 

Engaging Students and Families in a Digital Age: Lessons for Educators and Practitioners

by Lori Takeuchi, PhD
December 12, 2011

This article originally appeared in the Harvard Family Research Project’s December issue of the FINE: Family Involvement Network of Educators newsletter. Lori Takeuchi, Director of Research for the Joan Ganz Cooney Center and author of the recent report Families Matter: Engaging Families in a Digital Age, discusses her research on … 

The more things change: Extending the shelf life of case studies in a digital age

by Lori Takeuchi, PhD
October 3, 2011

In Families Matter, the Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop’s most recent research report (released May 2011), I take an ecological approach to chronicling how digital media are shaping childhood, parenting, and family life (Bronfenbrenner, 1977). I do so by sharing findings from two complementary studies: a national survey …