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Elmo and Dad

Reading with Preschoolers: Just Do It!

by Jennifer A. Perry
May 5, 2015

My hand tightly grasping my mother’s, I cautiously approached the low table and scanned its crowded top, gasping with a mix of delight and nervousness when I saw what my almost four-year-old self had been yearning for for what seemed like a lifetime: a crisp lined yellow card with a … 







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Publications

Aprendiendo en casa

Aprendiendo en Casa: Media as a Learning Tool among Hispanic-Latino Families

by June Lee and Brigid Barron

The Hispanic-Latino population is one of the largest—and most diverse—demographics in the U.S. Aprendiendo en casa reveals findings from a national survey of Hispanic parents about their home media environments and practices, and their perceptions of their children’s use of educational media across a range of different platforms. The report … 







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Initiatives

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Spotlight on Hispanic-Latino Families and Digital Media

The Joan Ganz Cooney Center has always been interested in how children—especially those who are struggling—learn across both formal and informal environments, whether they are interacting with media on their own or together with teachers, family members, or their peers. In June 2012 we deepened our commitment to learning more … 







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Events

DML 2015

Digital Media and Learning Conference

11 - 13 Jun 2015 | Los Angeles, CA

The Digital Media and Learning Conference is an annual event supported by the MacArthur Foundation and organized by the Digital Media and Learning Hub located at the UC Humanities Research Institute, University of California, Irvine. The conference is meant to be an inclusive, international and annual gathering of scholars and practitioners in … 







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