Associations and Organizations

Fred Rogers Center for Early Learning and Children’s Media
The mission of the Fred Rogers Center is to advance the fields of early learning and children’s media by acting as a catalyst for communication, collaboration, and creative change.

Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop: Advancing Children’s Learning in the Digital Age
The Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop focuses on the new challenges children face today, asking the 21st century equivalent of her original question, “How can emerging media help children learn?”

National Association for Media Literacy Education
The National Association for Media Literacy Education is a national membership organization dedicated to media literacy as a basic life skill for the 21st century.

Position Statements



Scholarly Articles (you’ll probably need a database subscription to access these)

  • More, C.M. & Travers, J.C. (2013). What’s app with that? Selecting educational apps for young children with disabilities. Young Exceptional Children 16, 15-32. doi: 10.1177/1096250612464763
  • Hisrich, K. & Blanchard, J. (2009). Digital media and emergent literacy. Computers in the Schools 26:4, 240-255.
  • Christakis, D. et. al. (2013). Modifying media content for preschool children: a randomized controlled trial. Pediatrics, (February 18, 2013): n. pag. Web. 29 May 2013.
  • Lauricella, A.R. et. al. (2010). Contingent computer interactions for young children’s object retrieval success. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology 31, 362-369.
  1. Thanks for these great resources! *adds to arsenal*

    FYI — The link above to the Christakis article is linking back to a nonexistent page on the littleelit site rather than to the AAP article.

  1. Pingback: CLA Presentation Slides Up « Little eLit

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s


Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,331 other followers

%d bloggers like this: