Dr. Michael Rich to present in Westford

by Westford Parent Connection | Westford Parent Connection | April 2, 2015

Attend Finding Huck Finn: Reclaiming Childhood From A River Of Electronic Screens on April 8, 2015, to watch Dr. Michael Rich’s presentation on how youth are navigating the world of technology.

Read the full article at Westford Parent Connection.

Healthy Technology Use

by Wicked Local Watertown | Wicked Local Watertown | March 29, 2015

CMCH’s David Bickham is speaking about media and child development at the Watertown Middle School on April 8, at 7pm.

Read the full article at Wicked Local Watertown.

Screen Addictions

by WRKO - AM 680 | WRKO - AM 680 | March 8, 2015

Dr. Michael Rich discusses media and addictions on this week’s edition of Right Turn.

Read the full article at WRKO - AM 680.

Media Violence and Children

by Douglas A. Gentile, Editor | WorldCat | January 21, 2015

Dr. Michael Rich discusses media violence in the foreword of this new book, Media Violence and Children (edited by Douglas A. Gentile):

“This book provides the information parents and professionals need to make the best choices for children’s healthy development. It includes chapters specifically relevant to the types of bullying schools have the most trouble identifying and controlling. Most importantly, the writing is both intelligent and accessible so that parents, educators, pediatricians, and policymakers can understand and apply the findings presented.”

Follow the link below to find a copy at your local library, or to purchase the book.

Read the full article at WorldCat.

Social Media Interactions

by Souther Remedy | Mississippi Public Broadcasting | January 6, 2015

Listen to CMCH’s Kristelle Lavallee discuss all things social media on Mississippi Public Broadcasting’s show, Southern Remedy.

Read the full article at Mississippi Public Broadcasting.

The Role of Technology and Media in Early Childhood

by Dr. Michael Rich | Harvard Graduate School of Education | December 15, 2014

At last week’s The Leading Edge of Early Childhood Education: Linking Science to Policy for a New Generation of Prekindergarten meeting at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, CMCH’s Dr. Michael Rich, Kristelle Lavallee, and Lauren Rubenzahl discussed the risks and benefits of young children using technology. Watch the video below for an overview.

Read the full article at Harvard Graduate School of Education.