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The STEM Challenge Inspires a New Career Path

by Sloane Grinspoon
May 22, 2017

Last summer, I had the pleasure of interning with the team behind the National STEM Video Game Challenge. While working with the Cooney Center, I helped create and publish online content to spread the word about the STEM Challenge, and I also had the opportunity to work with students in game design workshops. … 







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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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The App Fairy Podcast

The Joan Ganz Cooney Center is a proud to support the App Fairy, an original podcast featuring meet-the-author style interviews with top-quality children’s app makers. Created and hosted by children’s librarian Carissa Christner of the Madison Public Library, each App Fairy episode includes behind-the-scenes details about the app development process and research-based tips for using … 







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Events

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Jean Piaget Society Annual Meeting 2017

8 - 10 Jun 2017

The 47th Annual Meeting of the Jean Piaget Society takes place in San Francisco, CA from June 8-10, 2017. This year’s theme is Technologies and Human Development, wth a lens on child, youth, and adult learning and development with games, social media, digital archives as cultural tools. Reesearcher Tamara Spiewak … 







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