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Introducing KIDMAP

by Catherine Jhee
April 26, 2017

Creating inclusive children’s media is a lot like creating a beautiful garden. It requires research, planning, and mindful effort. The Joan Ganz Cooney Center is pleased to announce our partnership with the Kids’ Inclusive and Diverse Media Action Project (KIDMAP), formerly known as Diversity in Apps. This collective, made up of … 







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Publications

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How to Bring Family Engagement and Early Learning into the Digital Age

by Lisa Guernsey and Michael H. Levine

Imagine these everyday scenes: A father and his two-year-old are in their library’s bookmobile, checking out electronic and print picture books they just enjoyed at story time. Kindergartners select photos and drawings for their school’s annual multimedia slideshow. A grandmother and teacher share a laptop, clicking on videos that demonstrate … 







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Initiatives

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Infographic Series: Reframing the Digital Divide

Internet service and digital technologies are critical for accessing a broad range of resources and opportunities. To facilitate access, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) provides discounted phone and internet service to low-income families through a program called Lifeline. But how do low-income families decide whether to take advantage of the … 







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Events

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67th Annual Conference of the International Communication Association

25 - 29 May 2017 | San Diego, CA

This event is open to the public. Conference Theme: Interventions: Communication Research and Practice “Intervention” points to a range of communication practices that engage with a political event, social phenomena, industrial or socio-cultural practice, in order to alter and disrupt events and the norms and practices that contribute to their … 







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