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Figure 2: Language and Literacy Skills Mentioned in App Descriptions

What’s in Store Today: A Snapshot of Kids’ Language and Literacy Apps (Part 2)

by Anna Ly, Sarah Vaala
October 2, 2014

About a month ago, we released a sneak preview of the literacy app analysis that we’re conducting with New America to discover more about the apps that families and educators are using to help children learn to read and communicate. As part of this preview, we provided a quick summary … 







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Learning at Home

Learning at Home: Families’ Educational Media Use in America

by Victoria Rideout

The Joan Ganz Cooney Center has conducted a national survey of more than 1500 parents of children ages 2-10 to find out how much of children’s media time is devoted to educational content, platform by platform, age by age.  Learning at Home: Families’ Educational Media Use in America is the … 







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Initiatives

Games and Learning Publishing Council

Games and Learning Publishing Council

Game-based learning has emerged as a promising area of innovation in making rigorous academic content and professional practices more engaging, relevant and effective for America’s youth. Recently the National Academy of Sciences and the Federation of American Scientists have issued statements identifying the potential benefits of more robust experimentation and integration of digital games and simulations in K-12 education.  

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EDUCAUSE Annual Conference

Sep 29 - Oct 2 2014 | Orlando, FL

With over 300 sessions and more than 500 speakers—60+ webcasts and 18 exclusive online sessions provided virtually—the EDUCAUSE Annual Conference presents a robust, community-generated program that explores today’s toughest IT issues facing higher education and convenes some of the brightest minds in the community. For more information, please visit the … 







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