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Mariana Diaz-Wionczek addresses the audience at the AJC meeting in March 2014.

Also pictured, L-R: Andres Henriquez, Mariana, Lisa Tripp, Rick Fry, and Andrea Foster.

Update: The Aprendiendo Juntos Council Members Share Research and Progress

by Briana Pressey
April 16, 2014

The Aprendiendo Juntos (“Learning Together”) Council is a multi-sector group of researchers, practitioners, and policy experts who seek to identify new models and practical strategies to improve educational outcomes for Hispanic-Latino families, through the wise deployment of digital technologies. In June 2012, the National Center for Families Learning, the Joan … 







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Publications

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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Events

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Games for Change 2014

22 - 26 Apr 2014 | New York, NY

The Games for Change Festival is the largest gaming event in New York City and the leading international event uniting games for change creators with those who believe in the positive power of digital games. This year, the Games for Change Festival is part of the Tribeca Film Festival and … 







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