Joan Ganz Cooney

Family Time with Apps

Family Time with Apps: a Guide to Using Apps with Your Kids was created in 2014 to help parents find and use apps in ways that support healthy child development. This popular resource is now also available as a 2 page guide for libraries and community organizations to distribute to parents. You can download the… Read more

STEM starts early

STEM starts early is a new report that examines the state of STEM learning in early childhood. Researchers and educators agree – through their playful learning, young children demonstrate a readiness for STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) learning. And, STEM learning should start early for greatest benefit. Young children are quite capable of doing,… Read more

Tap, Click, Read Toolkit

Tap, Click, Read: growing readers in a world of screens provides a look at how parents and educators can help children become readers using media of all kinds – print, digital and everything in between. Now a toolkit of 14 research-based based resources to accompany the book has been released. It includes recommendations, tip sheets,… Read more

Family Time with Apps

Can you turn screen time into family? Family Time with Apps: A Guide to Using Apps with Your Kids shows how apps can be part of family learning and communication. Based on research from the Joan Ganz Cooney Center, this family friendly guide provides tips for enjoying and interacting with media together. It’s designed for… Read more