Working around the world in the service of young children and families

— This article appeared in the Summer 2012 issue of Erikson on Children under the headline “Around the world.” More from this issue » Erikson’s outreach doesn’t end at the Chicago city limits or the U.S. border. Several faculty members are traveling the world in the service of children and families. Professor Jie-Qi Chen In February, Professor […] More »

Online program reaches a milestone—graduation

— Erikson’s online learning program reached a milestone at this year’s annual commencement ceremony with the graduation of the Institute’s first online master’s cohort on May 12. Each Erikson graduate receives a rose when crossing the stage. The students met for the first time at a pre-graduation reception. Amidst the hugging and laughter, one student remarked […] More »

CBS 2 interviews Chip Donohue about toddlers and iPads

— CBS 2 (WBBM-TV) aired a story about the trend of more toddlers using iPads and other mobile devices. Chip Donohue, Erikson’s director of distance learning, contributed a thoughtful perspective for parents to consider when deciding if and how they should use technology with their children. Watch the story here » More »

NAEYC sessions presented by Erikson faculty and staff

— Join Erikson faculty and staff for presentations on topics ranging from children and technology to teaching practice at the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) annual conference in Orlando, Florida, November 2–5, 2011. Wednesday, November 2 Exploring the big ideas of measurement: How young mathematicians play with stories 8:30–11:30 a.m. Mary Hynes-Berry […] More »

Donohue comments on computers in the classroom

— Jill Barshay interviewed Chip Donohue for this Hechinger Report article about a Los Angeles first-grade classroom using the "blended learning" approach, in which students learn from computers as well as teachers. This story was also published in the Sacramento Bee. More »

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