Early Learning and Educational Technology Policy Brief (webpage) (2016) The US Depts of Education, Health & Human Services developed in consultation with the American Academy of Pediatrics, released a policy brief on the use of technology with early learners to help families & early educators implement active, meaningful & socially interactive learning. Includes a call to action for researchers & technology developers, highlighting topics for further research & encouraging the development of research-based products.
The Use of Technology to Support EC Practice: Protecting Child, Parent, and Practitioner Privacy (pdf) 2016 - This brief presents some best practices that can guide early childhood programs in evaluating the use of online services to support practitioners in their work with children & families.
Fred Rogers Center: Initiative for Digital Media & Learning (website) - The Digital Media & Learning Initiative aims to provide children & adults 21st century learning & interaction skills by providing professional development opportunities & technology resources that support early childhood development.
National Association for the Education of Young Children (website) -Provides position statements, examples of best practices & other resources to promote appropriate use of technology with young children.
Screen Sense (website) - This website from Zero to Three provides research, information, and resources around screen time for young children to caregivers & families.
Technology in Early Childhood Center at Erikson Institute (website) - TEC Center provides resources for T/TA providers, early childhood educators & families so that informed decisions about technology use with young children can be made.
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