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Reflections from a Participant in the Equity and Inclusivity Workshop at IDC  

by Briana Ellerbee
August 16, 2017

It is not often that I come across workshops specifically related to the intersection of the design of children’s media and the issues surrounding diverse representations of children, critical race theory, and inclusivity. When I saw the call for proposals to the Equity and Inclusivity workshop at the 2017 Interaction Design … 







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Publications

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QuickReport: Discovering Kids’ Apps: Do Family Strategies Vary by Income?

by Elisabeth McClure, Sarah Vaala, and Tamara Spiewak Toub

Almost all young children today have access to mobile devices, regardless of family income. So while the question of whether they have access to digital media  is becoming less pressing, researchers are turning their focus to developmentally appropriate use of mobile apps, and to understanding how children gain access to … 







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Initiatives

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Families Learning Across Boundaries

The Families Learning Across Boundaries (FamLAB) project will mobilize a community of caregivers, educators, technology developers, and investors dedicated to solve the bridging problem, with a particular focus on the roles that interactive and communication technologies can play in both strengthening the ecosystem and propelling children’s learning across its boundaries. … 







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Events

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Family Online Safety Institute Conference

Nov 16 2017 | Washington D.C.

The FOSI Annual Conference is the premier gathering of the online safety community. Hear from leaders in government, industry, the NGO sector as well as leading researchers, academics and practitioners in this growing space. This year’s theme is “Trust & Civility in a Challenging World”. The conference will address a wide … 







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