Social Media Impact
The new digital media habits of young children
Aviva Lucas Gutnick Michael Robb Lori Takeuchi Jennifer Kotler With a Preface by: Lewis Bernstein & Michael H. Levine
The Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop
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Sesame Workshop is committed to the principle that all children deserve a chance to learn and grow; to be prepared for school; to better understand the world and each other; to think, dream and discover; and to reach their highest potential. The Workshop develops innovative and engaging educational content delivered in a variety of ways, including via television, radio, books, magazines, interactive media, and community outreach. By taking advantage of all forms of media and using those that are best suited to deliver a particular curriculum, the Workshop effectively and ef ciently reaches millions of children, parents, caregivers, and educators locally, nationally, and globally. www.sesameworkshop.org The mission of the Joan Ganz Cooney Center is to foster innovation in children’s learning through digital media. The Cooney Center catalyzes and supports research, development, and investment in digital media technologies to advance children’s learning, and is committed to the timely dissemination of useful research. Working closely with its Fellows, national advisors, media scholars, and practitioners, the Center publishes industry, policy, and research briefs examining key issues in the eld of digital media and learning. www.joanganzcooneycenter.org A full-text PDF of this report is available for free download from www.joanganzcooneycenter.org. Individual print copies of this publication are available for via check, money order, or purchase order made payable to “The Joan Ganz Cooney Center for Educational Media and Research” and sent to the address below. Bulk-rate prices are available on request.
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