August 2013

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Tips for Supervising Students on the Digital Playground

As teachers and administrators at Catherine Cook School in Chicago, we are familiar with the playground antics of young children creating games, revising these games, and truly exploring their creativity and developing social skills through imaginative play. But the playground isn’t the only place where kids explore through play, and teachers and parents must begin preparing children for the new...

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Author Paul Tough Next Speaker in Threshold Series Sept. 19

Best-selling author of How Children Succeed, Paul Tough will be the next presentation in the Saint Vincent College Threshold Series at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19 in the Fred M. Rogers Center on the campus of Saint Vincent College. The lecture is being presented in celebration of the 10th anniversary of the Fred Rogers Center for Early Learning and Children’s Media. Admission...

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Latino Families and Technology Use

As readers of the Fred Rogers Center blog recognize through their daily interactions with kids and their families around the country, nearly a quarter of all children under the age of five years old today are Latino. And according to population projections, this number is set to increase exponentially— Hispanic-Latino families are among the fastest growing groups in the United...

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