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- For Infants and Toddlers in the Digital Age: Time with Adults Still Matters Most
- How Some Digital Media May Actually Help Children Learn to Focus
- How To Use Digital Media with Young Children
- Helping Young Children Develop a Healthy Media Diet
Today’s technology may be meeting some of the same childhood needs as those of earlier generations.
Fred Rogers taught that small, ordinary moments can have great impact.
When studying media for early learning, researchers must keep equity at the forefront, says Shelley Pasnik.
The Rogers Center’s Michael Robb takes a look at what we know from the research about infants and media…
How do you make decisions about which toys or apps are likely to provide enjoyable and enriching play experiences? Michael Robb and Junlei Li, Fred Rogers Center research psychologists, and parents themselves, explore Fred Rogers' messages on choosing playthings and what lessons can be applied to the digital world.
Researchers suggest four pillars to help parents and teachers choose educational technology for young children.
Different titles, same message: Learning for its own sake. Serving others. Know that your neighbor is special – just like you.
Fred Rogers Center research psychologists and parents Michael Robb and Junlei Li ponder Fred’s lessons and grapple with the question of how to set boundaries and model healthy technology use.