Technology use almost universal for children under 6
A new national survey by Erikson Institute found that an overwhelming number of parents allow their young children to use technology in the home. Parents see the benefits, but still have concerns. Read more
- Erikson’s statement on new recommendations for technology and young children issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics
- Opinion: Teachers are society’s emissaries with our children’s future
- Better policies needed for families of color in child welfare
- Dr. Chip Donohue speaks to Slate about AAP’s new screen time guidelines
Hear keynote speaker David Brooks, New York Times columnist, and support the impact of Erikson’s work over 50 years at our Annual Luncheon on November 14.
Because Nothing Matters More Than A Child’s Early Years
His passion: experiencing ‘families really becoming families’
Professor Jon Korfmacher, Ph.D.
One school, two degrees, and countless valuable experiences
Student Kimberly Garner, M.S. ’15
Understanding bilingualism helped shape her approach to teaching
Alumna Rakhee Dodia, M.S. ’16
What We’ve Learned Over 50 Years
A CONVERSATION WITH JIE-QI CHEN, PH.D.
The founder of Erikson’s Early Math Collaborative talks about the importance of foundational math concepts and how adults can overcome a lack of confidence in teaching math to provide children with valuable lessons.
Making An Impact
Today, we continue to advance our longstanding mission to improve the lives of young children. We make a difference by educating adults who work with children, providing direct services to families, and advocating for policies that support positive, lifelong learning and development.
Our Place in History
Leading with knowledge since 1966
Throughout the many social, political, and cultural changes of the last 50 years, our focus on the importance of a child’s early years has been unwavering. Our pioneering spirit continues to distinguish our work as leaders in the conversation about how to positively impact the lives of young children.