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App reviews and blogs

Discover apps for yours kids | Know What's Inside®

Moms With Apps | Supporting The Thoughtful Use Of Technology

Digital Storytime | Digital children’s picture book apps

The Digital Media Diet | A companion to the review site

Balefire Labs | To find apps that help kids learn

The Conversation | Natalia Kucirkova, Senior lecturer, Manchester Metropolitan University 

Digital Media Project | McGill University, Tribal Nova, The Centre for Literacy

Parenting for a Digital Future | London School of Economics and Political Science

Common Sense Media | Independent nonprofit organization dedicated to helping kids thrive in a world of media and technology

Reports on digital media and children

Research Spotlight: Families and Digital Media in Young Children’s Learning | Harvard Family Research Project

The Joan Ganz Cooney Center | Advancing children’s learning in a digital age

Technology and Young Children | The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)

Screen Sense—Full White Paper | ZERO TO THREE, May 2014

Putting Education in “Educational” Apps: Lessons From the Science of Learning | Hirsh-Pasek et al, Psychological Science, 2015, Vol. 16(1) 3–34

Organizations/think tanks about digital media and Children

Little eLit | Young Children, New Media & Libraries

Erikson TEC Center | Technology in Early Childhood

Reading Rockets | A national multimedia literacy initiative 

Media Smarts | Canada’s Centre for Digital and Media Literacy

The Kidsmediacentre | ...exploring kids’ media futures

Fred Rogers Center | About digital media and learning 

National Literacy Trust | Raising UK literacy levels

DigilitEY | European Cooperation in Science and Technology

Kids Media Centre | Story Arts Centre at Centennial College in Ontario, Canada

Resources for librarians & educators

School Library Journal | Resources for librarians & educators

Teachers With Apps | An educational app review and resource site

Teaching Channel | Blogs on various topics for educators, including digital media related topics

Digital Literacies & Learning | National Council of Teachers of English, NCTE

Screen time recommendation

Physical activity for children and youth | Canadian Paediatric Society, Caring for Kids, March 2012

Media and Young Minds |  American Academy of Pediatrics, October 2016


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