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Kids, Screen Time, and STEM

Monday, January 27, 2020

A new article by Shelley Pasnik asks—and answers—the question of whether screen time can help children learn STEM.

CCT's study of 454 young children and their use of Ready To Learn Initiative-funded digital resources developed by PBS KIDS found that these resources did have a clear, positive effect on 4- and 5-year-olds' understanding of some physical science concepts. Pasnik summarizes the research and shares four takeaways from the findings in an article on nonprofit education news site The 74.

Click here to read "Pasnik: Can Screen Time Help Kids Learn STEM? Study of 454 Young Children & Digital Media Says Yes. Here Are 4 Takeaways."