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Posted January 20, 2016

How Do You Find a Great Educational App?

Last month, the Joan Ganz Cooney Center and New America released a report of our recent market scan and content analysis of language- and literacy-focused apps for young children. The report, titled Getting a Read on the App Stores, presented our key findings regarding the characteristics in the apps’ in-store descriptions as well as various features within their actual content.


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Posted November 6, 2015

“Tap, Click, Read” co-author Lisa Guernsey on “The Diane Rehm Show”

On Thursday, November 5, Lisa Guernsey, co-author of “Tap, Click, Read: Growing Readers in a World of Screens,” appeared on the NPR program, The Diane Rehm Show as part of a panel on teens, toddlers and mobile devices. Guernsey discussed how educators and parents can help children develop literacy skills with the use of mobile devices and screen time.


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Posted August 15, 2015

Articles from the Seeding Reading Series (2014-15)

More than 20 articles on how technology intersects with early literacy, published in 2014-15 as part of a blog series by New America & JGCC.


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Posted June 15, 2015

A Map in Progress: Integrating Technology in Early Literacy

New America and the Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop have launched an interactive map showing innovations in early literacy and parent engagement across the country.