Joan Ganz Cooney Center

Mixed Perceptions About Kids Using Digital Media

Mixed Perceptions About Kids Using Digital Media

| October 31, 2011 | 2 Comments

The subject of kids and media — how much they consume, what’s “good” for them, what parents’ role should be — is a broad and complicated topic. New studies are continually released with a wide range of advice and information. The Joan Ganz Cooney Center is a great resource of illuminating research, and recently completed […]

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Sorry Video Games: TV Still Reigns as Kids’ Favorite Media

Sorry Video Games: TV Still Reigns as Kids’ Favorite Media

| April 8, 2011 | 9 Comments

Mobile phones, the Internet, and video games might be growing in popularity with kids, but according to one report, the trusty television is still the predominant media of choice. “Even as technology evolves and young children increasingly turn to games and mobile media, they still love television best.” The statement comes from “Always Connected,” a […]

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Time to Unleash the Potential of Technology

Time to Unleash the Potential of Technology

| December 3, 2010 | 5 Comments

The good intentions are there: Protect kids from cyberbullying, addictive video games, and uncensored access to the Internet. But at what cost? According to Dr. Michael Levine, Executive Director of the Joan Ganz Cooney Center at the Sesame Workshop, which conducts studies on the role of digital technologies in childhood literacy, the public dialogue about […]

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