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Opportunity for All? Technology and Learning in Lower-Income Families
May 26, 2016

Opportunity for All? Technology and Learning in Lower-Income Families

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"Substantial digital inequalities still exist....Among youth, being under-connected [to the internet] means that critical opportunities to develop creative projects, take advantage of educational media, explore extracurricular programs, and ...

Diverse Families and Media: Using Research to Inspire Design
May 26, 2016

Diverse Families and Media: Using Research to Inspire Design

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"A one-size-fits-all model of product development is all too often the norm in the children's media industry. The implications for equity here are of course, enormous." - Lori Takeuchi

Digital Media and Latino Families: New Channels for Learning, Parenting, and Organizing
March 17, 2016

Digital Media and Latino Families: New Channels for Learning, Parenting, and ...

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"We are learning much about how a colorful spectrum of Latino children and families now engage a variety of platforms and digital content to advance differing goals. These users often pursue some form of learning or novel information. Even when ...

Connecting to Learn: Promoting Digital Equity for America's Hispanic Families
March 17, 2016

Connecting to Learn: Promoting Digital Equity for America's Hispanic Families

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This brief combines original research and policy analysis to examine the potential for digital media investments to support a promising learning pathway for children in the United States (US)' increasingly diverse, low-income families. Noting ...

Level Up Learning: A National Survey of Teaching with Digital Games
March 10, 2016

Level Up Learning: A National Survey of Teaching with Digital Games

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"Teachers are showing a surprisingly strong receptivity to using games and acknowledging their power for student engagement. The growing momentum has been largely fueled by bottom-up professional development. Teachers are telling us that they are ...

Aprendiendo en Casa: Media as a Learning Tool among Hispanic-Latino Families
June 10, 2015

Aprendiendo en Casa: Media as a Learning Tool among Hispanic-Latino Families

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"In this study, we look at media access among Hispanic-Latino families, children’s use of content that parents considered educational, parents’ perceptions of their child’ learning from educational media, parents' own use of technology for their ...

ICT in the Classroom for Quality Education: Strengthening Learning and Teaching Methods in Under-resourced Schools in Developing Countries
May 20, 2015

ICT in the Classroom for Quality Education: Strengthening Learning and ...

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"IICD believes that equipping teachers with pedagogical tools and access to information can bring about large-scale social changes in entire educational systems. Many of the gaps in education in developing countries can be bridged with the help ...

Meena Ki Duniya: The Production Process
November 19, 2014

Meena Ki Duniya: The Production Process

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Developed to capture the process of producing an entertainment-education (EE) radio programme for children in South Asia, this production book can be used as a guiding framework to replicate similar initiatives by other organisations and ...

Global Mapping of Communication for Development Interventions in Peacebuilding and Conflict Transformation
September 29, 2014

Global Mapping of Communication for Development Interventions in ...

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"This mapping examines the use of Communication for Development (C4D) in peacebuilding efforts ....The objectives of this mapping are to identify C4D interventions that might be applicable to peacebuilding and what lessons can be drawn about ...

Understanding the Role of mHealth and Other Media Interventions for Behavior Change to Enhance Child Survival and Development in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: An Evidence Review
September 18, 2014

Understanding the Role of mHealth and Other Media Interventions for Behavior ...

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"Health professionals, governments, and researchers have implemented a number of interventions to address the health of children in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), often focusing on improving the coverage and quality of interventions of ...

Learning at Home: Families: Educational Media Use in America
January 27, 2014

Learning at Home: Families: Educational Media Use in America

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A nationally representative online survey of more than 1,500 parents of children age 2 to 10 in the United States (US) released by the Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop found that, although children's media use soars as they approach ...

Best Practices: Designing Touch Tablet Experiences for Preschoolers
January 13, 2014

Best Practices: Designing Touch Tablet Experiences for Preschoolers

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"The digital experience should be designed to be engaging and fun with education integrated seamlessly in support of the play pattern (and vice versa)."

Games for a Digital Age: K-12 Market Map and Investment Analysis
June 26, 2013

Games for a Digital Age: K-12 Market Map and Investment Analysis

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"Imagine if kids poured their time and passion into a video game that taught them math concepts while they barely noticed, because it was so enjoyable." - Bill Gates, in his speech to the Education Commission of the States' National Forum on ...

T is for Transmedia: Learning through Transmedia Play
June 26, 2013

T is for Transmedia: Learning through Transmedia Play

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"While transmedia does not have to privilege new media technologies, leveraging new media in creative and accessible ways in order to facilitate sharing and communication among participants or to provide frequent and personalized formative ...

Aprendiendo Juntos (Learning Together): Synthesis of a Cross-Sectorial Convening on Hispanic-Latino Families and Digital Technologies
June 26, 2013

Aprendiendo Juntos (Learning Together): Synthesis of a Cross-Sectorial ...

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"Particularly prominent were discussions of equity, the great educational potential of digital media for Hispanic-Latino families, the varied contexts of families' digital media use, the need for innovation in research design, and the obstacles ...

Sesame Workshop's Research Model: Inform, Improve, Measure...Repeat
February 21, 2013

Sesame Workshop's Research Model: Inform, Improve, Measure...Repeat

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This video describes the strategic approach of Sesame Workshop, a nonprofit educational organisation based in the United States (US) and working in 150 countries around the world to entertain while educating preschool children in the areas of ...

National Survey and Video Case Studies: Teacher Attitudes about Digital Games in the Classroom
September 6, 2012

National Survey and Video Case Studies: Teacher Attitudes about Digital ...

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The overall goal of this research is to connect the documented experiences of teachers with other research about video games and learning, as well as to provide media­-rich illustrations about classroom practice in the United States (US). ...

Take a Giant Step: A Blueprint for Teaching Young Children in a Digital Age
September 6, 2012

Take a Giant Step: A Blueprint for Teaching Young Children in a Digital Age

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"Given the growing ubiquity of digital media in most children's lives, thoughtful integration of technology in learning environments can benefit children as young as ages 3 to 8. Enhanced, modernized early learning will improve their long-term ...

Always Connected: The New Digital Media Habits of Young Children
September 6, 2012

Always Connected: The New Digital Media Habits of Young Children

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"A vigorous national [United States] dialogue is taking place over the right balance between media consumption, the potential negative impact that inappropriate digital content can have on vulnerable children, and the worry that children are ...

February 17, 2011

The Contributions of Communication and Media Studies to Peace Education

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The central premise of this book chapter is that communication and media studies are central to peace education (PE), which teaches people and groups grassroots strategies for preventing outbreaks of

February 17, 2011

How Do You Convince Children that the "Army", "Terrorists" and the "Police" ...

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Caregiver Behavior Change for Child Survival and Development in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: An Examination of the Evidence
September 17, 2014

Caregiver Behavior Change for Child Survival and Development in Low- and ...

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"While evidence-based behavior change interventions targeting caregivers are necessary, adopting prevention programs piecemeal is not sufficient to achieve the goals of the Child Survival Call to Action. There are multiple social ecological ...

Getting the Message Across: The Mass Media and the Response to AIDS
May 15, 2006

Getting the Message Across: The Mass Media and the Response to AIDS

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Executive Summary Because of their central position in people’s lives, the mass media have unrivalled potential to inform and educate the general public. Yet in the response to AIDS only a tiny fraction of that potential has been tapped. In ...

August 29, 2007

"As Though There is Peace": Opinions of Jewish-Israeli Children About ...

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In this 24-page article, Yael Warshel discusses the reception of a peace communication intervention designed to promote pro-social intergroup relations among young children during a period of politica

May 18, 2006

Children’s Learning from Television

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This article, which was published in TelevIZIon, proposes that despite the extent to which discussions about television studies focus on negative impacts, the effectiveness of educational programmes

May 25, 2005

Los niños aprenden de la televisión

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Muchos estudios sobre televisión infantil se centran sólo en los efectos negativos, como la violencia y la influencia de la publicidad. Este tipo de investigaciones es importante, especialmente por su

January 10, 2005

First-ever Global HIV/AIDS Creative Meeting at the United Nations Brings ...

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Over 100 directors from 35 media companies worldwide met at the United Nations Headquarters to talk about ways to incorporate HIV/AIDS messages into "short- and long-form programming." The meeting, b

May 27, 2003

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