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March 2016

2016 SXSW Interactive Festival

March 13, 2016 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
JW Marriott, 110 E 2nd Street
Austin, TX United States
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Lisa Guernsey will be a panelist at the "Screen Time, Real Talk" session on March 13, 2016 at the SXSW Interactive Festival in Austin, Texas. In this session the panel will discuss how screen time should be addressed in the modern age, including the impact technology has in children's literacy.  

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Common Sense Education webinar

March 29, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Lisa Guernsey and Michael H. Levine will be speaking during a webinar with Common Sense Education, a partnership with edWeb, about their research on children's screen time and early literacy, including findings from "Tap, Click, Read."

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April 2016

Tap, Click, Read at the CoSN 2016 Annual Conference

April 5, 2016 @ 9:15 am - 10:15 am
Washington Hilton Hotel, 1919 Connecticut Ave N.W.
Washington, D.C. , 20009 United States
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Michael and Lisa will be talking about Tap, Click, Read at the CoSN 2016 Annual Conference being held April 4 -7, 2016 at the Washington Hilton in Washington, DC. Their session will take place on April 5, 2016 from 9:15 am to 10:15 am on the main stage of the Columbia Ballroom.    

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“Dust or Magic” Highlights Foundation Retreat

April 24, 2016 - April 26, 2016
The Barn at Boyds Mills Boyds Mills, PA United States + Google Map

 Lisa Guernsey and Michael H. Levine will be speaking at the "Dust or Magic" Highlights Foundation retreat in Boyds Mills, Pennsylvania April 24 - 26, 2016.  During the 3-day retreat participants review the latest in children’s digital products from the recent Bologna Children's Book Fair, with live demos and in-depth discussions of the products that won the 2016 BolognaRagazzi digital prize. The digital products that will be reviewed have an emphasis on language, children's literacy, and digital storytelling.          …

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June 2016

NAEYC PDI: Tap, Click, Read: Critical Literacy for the Class of 2030

June 6, 2016 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
NAEYC PDI @ Baltimore Hilton, 401 W. Pratt Street
Baltimore, MD United States
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At the annual professional development institute of the National Association for the Education of Young Children, Lisa and Michael will be speaking about the research behind their book. Learn about approaches to literacy development that use new tools but put the power in the hands of educators and families. Watch and discuss short videos that spotlight how community organizations are harnessing technology in new ways. Get insights from new studies on what works and what doesn't in using digital media…

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Content in Context Conference

June 8, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Loews Philadelphia, 1200 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107 United States
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Lisa Guernsey  and Michael H. Levine will be hosting a session titled, "Screens Aren’t the Issue – Understanding 21st Century Literacy," at the 2016 Content in Context conference in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Lisa and Michael will discuss the new vision and techniques the digital reading revolution requires from learning resource creators — and define what they think are best practices for creating effective educational content in any environment.  

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2016 National Family & Community Engagement Conference

June 20, 2016 @ 3:15 pm - 4:45 pm
David L. Lawrence Convention Center, 1000 Fort Duquesne Blvd
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States
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Lisa Guernsey and Michael H. Levine will be  hosting the workshop, "Early Learning and Literacy: Let's All Become Brain Builders," on June 20, 2016 as part of the 2016 National Family & Community Engagement Conference in Pittsburgh, PA.    

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October 2016

2016 Families Learning Summit

October 18, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am

Michael Levine will lead "Integrating Technology in Early Learning and Family-Strengthening Initiatives," a panel discussion with Sandra Gutierrez, national director of Abriendo Puertas/Opening Doors; Jason Quiara, program officer for the Joyce Foundation; Emily Roden, co-founder and executive director of ReadyRosie) at 8am on October 18 at the Families Learning Summit in Detroit.

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November 2016

2016 NAEYC Annual Conference

November 3, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Lisa Guernsey and Michael H. Levine will present "Tap, click, read: New strategies to encourage literacy in a digital age," a featured session at the NAEYC Annual Conference in Los Angeles. The panel will take place on Thursday, November 3 from 3:00 to 4:30pm.

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December 2016

Webinar: The Evolution of Literacy in the Digital Age

December 1, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Young children’s developing brains are learning to follow the sequence of a narrative as well as develop the complex literacies that are demanded by our digital and global age. In this webinar, Tap, Click, Read authors Michael Levine and Lisa Guernsey will discuss how content creators and publishers can help foster new pathways to learning by creating “transmedia” offerings that allow “blended learning” experiences beginning in preschool. Young children will increasingly need to learn how to navigate between print and…

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