Media Manager, Mediator and Mentor: Key Roles for Educators in the Multi-Screen, Multi-Touch Digital World
Presented by Chip Donohue, PhD, Dean of Distance Learning and Continuing Education at Erikson Institute, and Senior Fellow of the Fred Rogers Center for Early Learning and Children's Media

Effective teaching and parenting in the digital age is more than a click or a swipe away. Digital tools help adults manage schedules, get directions, update lists, buy tickets, connect with family and friends, access the latest news, weather and sports, and even play Angry Birds. The decision to integrate these tools into our personal and professional lives is easy compared to deciding if, when, what, where, how and with whom we allow young children to use technology and digital media in the classroom. Chip Donohue will identify common concerns about young children and technology and highlight the benefits when educators select, use and integrate technology in ways that support healthy development and early learning. He will identify and describe three key digital age roles for educators - media Manager, Mediator and Mentor - that can help early childhood educators, informal educators, parents and families establish a healthy media diet for young children, and create a positive media ecology in the classroom and at home to support digital age “wellness” for young children.

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