Tag Archives: Joan Ganz Cooney Center

Apps that actually help kids learn

  Apps that actually help kids learn Few years back, I moderated a panel discussion at Sesame Street Workshop (yes, there were Muppets everywhere!)—an event that was part of the launch of a wonderful new book called Tap, Click, Read. Written by Michael Levine of the Joan Ganz Cooney Center (Cooney is the person who created…
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Which of these review sites have you used?

  Wow, just when you are in a slump wondering why you work relentlessly (for little to no wages), promoting the best in digital technology, a tweet catches your eye! And all those years of perseverance pay off! TWA is a labor of love and is basically manned by myself and a handful of dedicated teachers who selflessly…
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Teachers With Apps Makes the List at the Cooney Center

App Reviews to Help Choose Ed Tech this Holiday Season by Kathleen Costanza December 19, 2014 [caption id="attachment_52934" align="alignleft" width="300"] flickr/Sean Dreilinger[/caption] Teachers With Apps Makes the List at the Cooney Center - If you’re a parent or educator thinking of purchasing some apps this holiday season, you may decide to consult one of a…
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Teachers Surveyed on Using Games in the Classroom

Yesterday an email containing this survey came across my desk. Of course, I was interested, digital gaming is my life. Great news hearing that teachers are putting more value in the use of digital games in the classroom, although I was disappointed to read about the barriers teachers still face. I wanted to share and hope you…
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Cooney Center & ASU Survey about Digital Games & Family Life

Help with the Parent Video Game Survey! Are you the parent or guardian of a child between 4 and 13 years of age? Do your children play video games? If so, you are eligible to take a survey about digital games and family life, co-sponsored by the Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop and…
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