Instead of urging a blanket prohibition on media use for children under 2 years old, the American Academy of Pediatricians urges families to adopt a personalized "media use plan."
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UPSTART, a Utah-funded program that also got federal Investing in Innovation grant money, gives an early-literacy boost that persists through elementary school, a state study says.
March 31, 2016
A tech company is marketing a device it says can chart the number of high-quality conversations a baby hears, one of a wave of new devices aimed at collecting data on young children.
December 30, 2015
The Integrating Technology in Early Literacy website highlights more than 30 programs around the country that are using devices such as tablets and web video to enhance literacy instruction.
April 14, 2015
UPSTART, which also received a federal Investing in Innovation Grant, will be used by an estimated 15 percent of the state's 4-year-olds, according to the company that created the educational software.
February 03, 2015
Now an option for parents of young children: a "virtual" preschool with digital learning materials, activity guides, learning analytics, and "homeroom teachers," all accessible online through your computer, tablet, or smartphone.
October 30, 2014
Guidelines released from the nonprofit group Zero to Three, which focuses on early-childhood development, said that print-based or screen-based activities should be accompanied by interaction with an adult.
October 15, 2014
RAND has released a list of six factors that educators and parents should consider when thinking the use of technology with young children.
December 13, 2013
Parents and teachers can use technology in developmentally appropriate ways, according to a panel of experts gathered by Child Trends, a nonprofit research group in Bethesda, Md.
November 27, 2013
A federally-funded study showed positive results for children who participated in a 10-week curriculum featuring characters such as Curious George and Sid the Science Kid.