Too Young for Technology? What Parents and Child Care Providers Should Know About the Use of Digital Media for Toddlers and Preschoolers

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Child Trends will host a live webcast: Friday, December 13 from 2-3 p.m. EDT with panel of experts on what parents and child care providers should know about TV viewing and use of mobile devices for toddlers and preschoolers.

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One in three kids under the age of two have had access to smartphone or tablet.

Child Trends' Senior Scholar, Kristin Anderson Moore, will host a 60-minute panel discussion on what parents and child care providers should know about the use of digital media for toddlers and preschoolers.


  • Lisa Guernsey, Director of the Early Education Initiative at the New America Foundation and author of Screen Time: How Electronic Media - From Baby Videos to Educational Software - Affects Your Young Child;
  • Kathy Hirsh-Pasek, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology and Director of the Infant and Child Lab at Temple University, and author of Einstein Never Used Flashcards: How Children Really Learn & Why They Need to Play More and Memorize Less;
  • Rosemarie Truglio, Ph.D., Senior Vice President of Curriculum and Content for Education, Research and Outreach at Sesame Workshop

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