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When Parents and Children Play Video Games Together

The newest Digital Games and Family Life infographic from the Joan Ganz Cooney Center puts “Mario” in big navy blue letters. It seems Nintendo’s classic is the video game franchise that parents are most likely to enjoy playing just as much as their kids do. I’m not surprised. My children (two boys, 9- and 11-years-old) and […]

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

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’ digital multitasking addiction, cyber-bullying, violent […]

Highlights from Kids @ Play

Becky Herr Stephenson is a Research Fellow at the Joan Ganz Cooney Center. She attended the Kids@Play Summit at CES 2011, which focused on the way technology is changing how kids learn and play. She shares some highlights with us here: The Kids@Play Summit at CES reaffirmed for me that the best technologies are those […]

What We’re Reading: January 6, 2011

Here are some of the stories and videos that caught our interest this past week – highlights feature the growing movement to include iPads in the classroom and a Q&A with Michael Levine, Cynthia Chiong, and Carly Shuler about the recent report, “Learning: Is There an App for That?” Check back next week for reports […]

Play Mario Bros with your EYES!

Waterloo Labs have designed a system to play Mario only using eye movements. Distinct from previous eye tracking systems such as the EyeWriter that use imaging to detect where you are looking, this program attaches electrodes to your eye muscles to control movement in the Nintendo Entertainment System.  Check out how they did it