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Active, Engaged, Meaningful and Interactive: Putting the “Education” Back in Educational Apps

by Roberta Michnick Golinkoff and Kathy Hirsh-Pasek
February 27, 2015

This post was originally published in the Huffington Post and appears here with permission. The holiday season is behind us, leaving in its wake newly-unwrapped gifts and a host of stimulating digital toys and games intricately designed to build our brains for the new world order. As parents, we are … 







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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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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

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2015 Ideas & Innovations Virtual Conference

23 - 25 Mar 2015

Ideas & Innovations is a professional learning virtual conference, March 23-25, brought to you by Share My Lesson in partnership with content leaders, authors and experienced educators. With 29 sessions to choose from, there’s something for every new or experienced educator, PreK-12, spanning all subject areas from arts education, science … 







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