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Digital Badges, Informal Learning, and Higher Education
Thursday, October 22, 2020

Our latest research on how digital badges can serve as a bridge between informal learning and higher education has just been published by the journal Afterschool Matters.

CCT to Continue Leading RTL Research
Friday, October 9, 2020

CCT will lead the research on a new 5-year Ready To Learn initiative, launched by long-time partners CPB and PBS and funded by the U.S. Department of Education.

One Thing That Hasn't Changed
Wednesday, October 7, 2020

Children's learning has changed radically during the pandemic, but children and their academic and emotional needs are still the same.

Remote Learning—Off the Screen
Thursday, September 24, 2020

In two new articles, CCT's Deborah Rosenfeld shares some best practices for parents and teachers who are dealing with remote learning.

Leading in a Crisis: Reopening Our Schools
Tuesday, August 25, 2020

CCT Director Shelley Pasnik was a featured panelist at the New England Council's discussion of factors to be considered when reopening the schools.

Back-to-School is Different This Year
Thursday, August 20, 2020

Dr. Deborah Rosenfeld reviews key considerations around new schooling practices as educators adjust to the pandemic.

The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Learner
Friday, August 7, 2020

CCT researchers have shared what they've learned from adolescents about their experiences with remote learning in a new Innovations blog post.

New IDEAS for Autism Inclusion
Friday, June 19, 2020

CCT researchers and their colleagues have published a paper about the inclusive maker program "Inventing, Designing, and Engineering for All Students" and its impact on both autistic and neurotypical students.

Unequal and Unprepared
Thursday, May 7, 2020

Shelley Pasnik, director of CCT, discusses how the digital divide affects schools' response to the pandemic in an interview with The 74.

Education + Pandemic = Disruption
Wednesday, May 6, 2020

CCT Senior Research Associate Dr. Deborah Rosenfeld presented advice for parents at a webinar sponsored by UVM-CDE.

Is it Live, or is it Digital? Or Does it Matter?
Tuesday, April 21, 2020

CCT researcher Alice Kaiser reports that digital media can help young children learn science.

How Much TV Should Your Children Watch Right Now?
Monday, April 20, 2020

CCT Director Shelley Pasnik spoke with Henry Mance of the Financial Times about the importance of parental engagement with children's TV viewing during lockdown.

Confronting the Corornavirus
Monday, April 6, 2020

Our parent organization has collected and organized useful materials and resources from projects worldwide to help parents and teachers confront COVID-19.

The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About STEM
Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Findings from our research on public media resources and children's science learning are summarized in a blog post by CCT's Tiffany Maxon and Elisa Garcia from SRI.

5 Tips for Keeping Kids Engaged
Tuesday, March 24, 2020

CCT researcher Deborah Rosenfeld believes that staying home with children can be an opportunity to build good family memories.

Using Tech to Support Learning at Home
Friday, March 20, 2020

CCT researchers, led by Shelley Pasnik, have created sets of easy-to-follow guidelines for parents to help them use educational technology at home.

Computational Thinkiing—and Math—and Preschoolers
Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Our latest article in the Journal of Digital Learning in Teacher Education reports on how young children and their teachers interact with computational thinking activities.

What to Look for When You're Looking for EdTech
Thursday, February 6, 2020

In this EdSurge article, CCT experts Megan Silander and Naomi Hupert share research-based steps to help select edtech products that match student needs and learning goals.

Kids, Screen Time, and STEM
Monday, January 27, 2020

CCT Director Shelley Pasnik shares four key takeaways from our research on digital resources and early childhood learning in an article for The 74.

What the Tech
Tuesday, December 17, 2019

CCT researchers Naomi Hupert and Megan Silander discuss whether technology can help kids make sense of their world in a new post on EDC's innovations blog.