News

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.

Celebrating Computer Science Education Week
Thursday, December 12, 2019

CCT researcher Heather Sherwood has written a new blog post as part of EDC's observence of CSEd Week.

Digital Media and Early Science Learning
Thursday, November 7, 2019

Our new report, Early Science and Engineering: The Impact of The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! on Learning, shows that digital media can help children from under-resourced communities learn real-life science.

Tools in Print, Tools Online
Monday, September 16, 2019

The September issue of NAEYC's Young Children included a copy of our "Integrating Technology into Early Learning" resource.

A Checklist for Early Childhood Educators
Friday, August 30, 2019

Shelley Pasnik and Naomi Hupert are the authors of a new article in the magazine Teaching Young Children.

Taking a PEEP at Preschool Science
Monday, August 12, 2019

Family science apps are the topic of a new blog post by Michelle Cerrone and Megan Silander.

Helping Parents Inspire Preschool Scientists
Thursday, August 1, 2019

Shelley Pasnik is the featured expert in a special episode of the Web series iQ:smartparent.

Tips on Engaging Media to Encourage Exploration
Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Megan Silander is co-author of the article "Using Media to Engage Families in Science" on the Global Family Research Project blog.