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Caroline Hu Flexer: What will change as a result of the pandemic

For Part 2 of the Voices on the Future of Childhood series, we asked experts to take a stab at predicting the future by offering their thoughts on “What will change in the coming months and/or years as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.”  The same magic of childhood, new delivery Caroline Hu Flexer is […]

The Potential and Perils of VR and AR for Children

In designing VR/AR devices and applications for children, it is critical to keep in mind the active and inquisitive nature of children, the key developmental tasks of each age and stage, and the profound influence of environmental stimuli and challenges on their physical, mental, and social development and health.

Building Together on 10 Years of Innovation and Research

Attention all designers, developers, and researchers: Almost 50 years ago, Joan Ganz Cooney submitted a proposal to the Carnegie Corporation that led to the creation of Sesame Street. Inspired by a conversation with Lloyd Morrisett about how children were so captivated by television that they were effortlessly learning advertising jingles, she conducted interviews with cognitive […]

Remarks at the White House Summit on Early Education

On December 10, 2014, President Obama hosted the White House Summit on Early Education. Michael Levine was invited to participate in a panel on Equity and Excellence in the Earliest Years hosted by Megan Smith, Chief Technology Officer of the United States and Shannon Rudisill, Director of the Office of Child Care. The following are […]

Education Techology Innovation Summit

The 2013 Education Technology Innovation Summit is a one-day summit for educators to better understand what is new, trending, and innovative in education technology. ETIS 2013 will provide attendees the chance to hear from and network with industry leaders who are pioneering new products in the EdTech space. Sadaf Sajwani, the Center’s Senior Project Manager, […]

SXSWEdu

SXSWedu seeks to converge the wide variety of stakeholders who share an interest in 21st Century innovation and best practices. The attendees represent not only education professionals including teachers, administrators and university professors, but also business, industry and policy leaders who all share a keen interest in modernizing teaching and learning. For more information, please […]

Producing and Researching Transmedia with The Electric Company’s Prankster Planet

Today, The Electric Company will re-launch its third season with an all new transmedia story, “The Adventures of The Electric Company on Prankster Planet.”  Airing in a new segment at the end of the TV series and a new area of the website, this transmedia story engages and immerses participants in an experience through multiple […]

Cooney Center Fellows Program: Now Open for Applications

Want to join the Cooney Center Team? Apply to be the 2011-2012 Cooney Center Fellow! The Cooney Center Fellows Program encourages research, innovation, and dissemination to promote children’s learning. Fellows participate in a wide range of projects and, in doing so, develop broad exposure to scholarship, policy, and practice in the field of digital media […]

Apps for Healthy Kids Winners Announced!

On Wednesday, the White House announced the winners of the Apps for Healthy Kids competition ― part of the First Lady’s Let’s Move! campaign. Our Executive Director, Michael H. Levine, was honored to be involved, as one of the judges. Congrats to all the winners and runner-ups! Earlier this month, White House CTO Aneesh Chopra […]

Cooney Center Prizes Wrap Up

The 2010 NBA Championship was not the only prize on the line at the Los Angeles Staples Center, on June 16, as four finalists competed in a quick pitch competition to win the first-ever Cooney Center Prizes for Innovation in Children’s Learning. Hosted by the Entertainment Software Association at its annual Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), […]