He reminds parents that using devices may prevent them from teaching their children, even just by talking.
Integrating technology with child life helps Erikson alumni connect with children in a hospital setting
At Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, the child life team uses tablets and other digital devices to help children understand and cope with medical issues.
Chip Donohue, Ph.D., speaks with the Council for Professional Recognition about technology in early childhood.
Chip Donohue, Ph.D., Erikson’s director of the Technology in Early Childhood Center, shares tips on starting healthy media habits early.
New Erikson STEM programs were featured in Chicago Inno and edscoop.
New math and technology programs will reach thousands of young children in Chicago classrooms, libraries and museums.
Chip Donohue, Ph.D., director of Erikson’s TEC Center, talks about a new trend of teaching coding in early childhood programs.
Chip Donohue, director of Erikson Institute’s TEC Center, tells The Guardian that hi-tech toys shouldn’t replace parent-child interactions.
To foster children’s academic achievement, teachers can create a learning environment that integrates new technology as well as traditional activities.
Ongoing training and support are needed to help educators integrate technology and early learning with confidence.
Erikson drives the development of a new digital site with an array of professional development resources for home-based child care professionals.
A forum hosted at Erikson Institute highlighted new insights, research, and practice.
At Erikson’s President’s Council, two experts discussed how parents can use technology responsibly with their children.
In Tulsa World, Chip Donohue compares using technology to junk food: too much is bad; moderation is all right.
What young children watch is more important than how much, he tells the Huffington Post.
Brian Puerling, M.S. ’11, is an author and international consultant and presenter on children and technology.
“We’ve got to do our homework first,” TEC Center director Chip Donohue says in a KBIA Mid-Missouri Public Radio story.
“Together, we will provide guidance on what matters most for young children, parents, families, and educators in the digital age,” says Erikson’s Chip Donohue.
With technology, learning can happen with anyone, anywhere, at any time, Donohue says.
TEC Center director Chip Donohue talks with the Chicago Tribune about the opportunities for learning in new technologies.
“Few have done so much to merge academia with practice,” says the award announcement.
Presentations include topics ranging from fair compensation for early childhood professionals to urban children’s literature.
The new site is a resource for using technology and interactive media with young children.
“I hope this book will move the needle on the field’s thinking about using technology with young children,” says editor Chip Donohue.
Technology in the classroom is not an either/or question, says Donohue in an interview with WESA, Pittsburgh’s NPR news station.
Looking for an international thought leader on technology in the classroom? Start with Erikson’s TEC Center.
Parents should be careful to select uses of technology that help their children learn and grow, according to Donohue.
Donohue and Armstrong highlight the need to be intentional when selecting technology for children.
The Chicago Metro AEYC conference brings together 500 professionals in infant-toddler early care and education.
Erikson is partnering with the Clinton Global Initiative to bring early childhood education to the attention of the world’s leaders.
Liza Sullivan, a 10-year veteran of the field, joins Erikson as assistant director of continuing education.
What do early childhood practitioners — and parents, too — need to think about before handing children technology, from iPads to digital cameras?
CBS 2 Chicago looks into pros and cons of teaching with iPads in early childhood classrooms.
Popular parent website, ABCmouse.com features Q&A with Donohue.
Chip Donohue was featured in this Life Goes Strong article about how grandparents and grandchildren can use technology to keep in touch.
Chip Donohue talked with Heidi Stevens for this Chicago Tribune article about how parents can balance their children’s media diet.
Join Erikson faculty and staff at the NAEYC Annual Conference for presentations on topics ranging from early math to the value of early education.
The director of Erikson’s Technology in Early Childhood Center talks about the effects of parents using digital devices to keep their young children occupied.
Chip Donohue talked with Howard Ludwig for a Southtown Star article about the effects of parents using digital devices to distract children.
Forty Head Start state managers recently visited Erikson to learn the best practices in distance learning.
Chip Donohue talked with Crystal Yednak for this Chicago Parent article about technology and young children.
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
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
Heidi Stevens interviewed Chip Donohue for a Chicago Tribune article about possible effects of children using e-readers.
Erikson has created the new Technology in Early Childhood (TEC) Center to help early childhood educators make informed decisions about the appropriate use of technology in the classroom and other early childhood settings.
CBS 2 (WBBM-TV) interviewed Chip Donohue, Erikson’s director of distance learning, for a story about the trend of more toddlers using iPads and other mobile devices.
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
Kathy Brock interviewed Chip Donohue for this ABC 7 (WLS-TV) story about toddlers using iPads.
In this video, Erikson faculty describe how the Erikson experience comes alive online.
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
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.
NAEYC revises its position statement on technology – Erikson's Chip Donohue assists the ongoing effort
Chip Donohue is assisting a joint effort between the National Association for the Education of Young Children and the Fred Rogers Center for Early Learning and Children’s Media to revise NAEYC’s 1996 position statement on technology and young children.
Chip Donohue is traveling the world in service of early childhood education.
Chip Donohue co-authored this Exchange Magazine article about new trends in training for center directors.
Erikson hosts discussion of excellence in children’s media – Roundtable of national leaders organized by the Fred Rogers Center
Erikson hosted 30 national leaders at a roundtable discussion on January 31 exploring issues and potential partnerships for a national framework for excellence in children’s media.
Toddlers don’t have cell phones—yet—but there’s no getting around the fact that information technology is reaching younger and younger audiences.
Chip Donohue wrote this Exchange Magazine article about his most highly recommended Web 2.0 tools.
Donohue discussed new and emerging technology tools for managing programs, improving communication, exchanging ideas and information, sharing resources, accessing training and professional development, building a community of professionals, and strengthening advocacy efforts.
Erikson president Samuel J. Meisels and other Erikson faculty, instructors and students presented and discussed research, technology and teaching practices at the 2009 National Association for the Education of Young Children annual conference in Washington, D.C.
Erikson is pleased to welcome Chip Donohue, Ph.D., who has joined the staff as director of distance learning at Erikson Institute. He is internationally recognized as a leader in the use of technology and distance learning, particularly with early childhood professionals.
Erikson’s director of distance learning, Chip Donohue, Ph.D., published an article in Childcare Information Exchange about best practices in Power Point® presentations.