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Building Better PreK Classroom Resources
Friday, June 7, 2019

CCT research associate Heather Sherwood writes about the use of digital devices and media resources with very young children in a new post on the Erikson Institute blog.

Making Projects, Making Relationships with IDEAS
Friday, May 17, 2019

Findings from our study that introduced inventing, designing, and enginering "maker" projects to middle-school students on the autism spectrum—and to those who were not—are described in a new article in Connected Science Learning.

Go Outside and Play—and Learn Science
Wednesday, May 15, 2019

A new article in the Journal of Outdoor Recreation, Education, and Leadership reports findings from our study of ways to support children’s active, outdoor environmental science learning through the use of digital resources and hands-on activities.

Hi-Tech Preschool Science for Low-Income Families
Friday, May 3, 2019

The PEEP Family Science digital apps help preschool children learn science at home, say researchers Megan Silander and Gay Mohrbacher in a new post on the Joan Ganz Cooney Center blog.

Getting Ready to Learn

Our new book, Getting Ready to Learn: Creating Effective, Educational Children's Media, explores research and tech around some of the most beloved children's public media programming.