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Early Education and Technology for Children Conference

by Allison Mishkin
April 2, 2013

The Early Education and Technology for Children Conference invites researchers, policy makers, administrators, and educators together to discuss technology in early childhood education. The conference invites visitors to share research and best practices for how technology can influence early education. For more information, please visit the official site.







Creating Solutions for Literacy Problems is Not for the Faint of Heart

by Diana Sharp
March 7, 2013

What really matters for early-grade reading? That’s a question we tackled in a recent paper for policy makers and other non-academic audiences, titled “Launching Successful Readers:  The Role of ICT in Early-Grade Literacy Success.”  Our aim was to help guide and frame discussions about how to have more effective investments … 







KidScreen Summit

by Administrator
February 5, 2013

Bringing together top executives and decision makers within children’s entertainment, KidScreen Summit allows participant to engage in thoughtful conversation about the current issues impacting the industry, current market needs and trends, upcoming challenges, and ultimately how to move business forward. Nearly 1,500 delegates from over 800 companies are expected to … 







Emerging Technologies Symposium

by Allison Mishkin
July 25, 2012

The Emerging Technologies Symposium is focused on technologies designed to improve online teaching and learning. Its discussions revolve around creative uses and new tools to increase effective learning experiences. Anyone involved in or interested in the potentials of online learning is encouraged to attend. For more information please visit http://sloanconsortium.org/conference/2012/et4online/welcome







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 … 







BYOT: Bring your own technology

by Laura Kirkpatrick
April 18, 2012

The Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) has released “Making Progress: Rethinking State and School District Policies Concerning Mobile Technologies and Social Media.”  While the title is just barely tweetable at 110 characters, the report could essentially be boiled down to just four letters: BYOT:  Bring your own technology (twitter hashtag … 







A Report from the Teaching with Technology Conference

by Meagan Bromley
March 4, 2012

On Friday, February 24th, the Center for Teaching Excellence at New York University hosted the Teaching with Technology Conference to promote conversations around how technology is currently being used in learning environments and how the field of education can develop the best possible relationship with technology across various disciplines and … 







Entrepreneurship Meets Education

by Carly Shuler
August 30, 2011

Technology has transformed many things.  Most things. I remember one of my amazing professors at the Harvard Ed School, the venerable Chris Dede, asking us to imagine walking into a number of different spaces.  Picture a movie theater.  A bank.  An airport.  A living room.  Can you tell whether you … 







The Power of Storytelling

by Gary Knell
June 27, 2011

According to research by the Kaiser Family Foundation, the typical American child — age 8 to 18 — spends no less than seven and a half hours a day engaged with media. According to research from Sesame Workshop and the Joan Ganz Cooney Center, younger children are also consuming media … 







Heads-Up, Media Producers: Families Still Matter Most in a Digital Age

by Michael H. Levine, Ph.D.
June 7, 2011

This piece originally appeared in the Huffington Post.   On Tuesday, June 7, the Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop will present a report at the E 3 Expo in Los Angeles that may surprise media designers and cause policymakers to step back from their current concerns about kids’ …