Research Toolbox: Children and Nature Resources- Earth Day 2010

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Take the kids outside! Nature is good for them! In order to develop an appreciation and love for the environment, children need to explore and learn about nature. Furthermore, studies have shown that contact with nature is essential for children’s health and development. The  American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends that children need free, unstructured… Read more »

Research Toolbox: Upcoming Conferences

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Save the dates! To help you keep track of relevant conferences and events, here is a list of upcoming conferences from around the world that may be of interest. Conferences Youth, New Media and Social Change, May 8,  University of Northampton, UK. Games For Health Conference 2010, May 25-27, Boston, MA. United Nations Alliance of… Read more »

Research Toolbox: Text Messaging Tools

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According to Nielsen, American teenagers are sending over 3,000 text messages a month and Short Message Service (SMS) texting has developed as a language suited to the need of sending short, quick messages. Here are a few tools to help you understand this new language and its abbreviations: AIM Dictionary  This website offers a short… Read more »

CMCH and UNICEF Celebrate The International Children’s Day of Broadcasting 2010

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Celebrate the International Children's Day of Broadcasting 2010! The Center on Media and Child Health celebrates the International Children's Day of Broadcasting by joining other efforts around the world to ensure that children's needs and rights are addressed and protected via use of media. CMCH thrives to improve the understanding of how media affect children’s… Read more »

Research Toolbox: Upcoming Conferences

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Save the dates! To help you keep track of relevant conferences and events, here is a list of upcoming conferences from around the world that may be of interest. Conferences 2010 Annual Forum for Improving Children’s Healthcare and Childhood Obesity Congress, March 8-11, Atlanta, GA. Australian Conference on Children & the Media, March 19, Sydney,… Read more »

Research Toolbox: Upcoming Conferences

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Save the dates! To help you keep track of relevant conferences and events, here is a list of upcoming conferences from around the world that may be of interest Conferences Society for Research in Human Development (SRHD) Biennial Conference, 25-27 March, San Antonio, TX. 3rd Annual Media Literacy Confereence-Media Literacy and its Impact on Substance… Read more »

Research Toolbox: Upcoming Conferences

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Save the dates! To help you keep track of relevant conferences and events, here is a list of upcoming conferences from around the world that may be of interest: Conferences-Updated The Impact of Media and New Technologies on Languages, December 7-9, 2009, Minya, Egypt. Is Food Marketing to Children Getting Any Healthier? December 14, 2009,… Read more »

AAP Advocates for Safer Media and Impact of Music

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The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) just released two new policy statements, “Media Violence,” and “Impact of Music, Music Lyrics, and Music Videos on Children and Youth.” The authors include recommendations for parents and pediatricians to take an active role in monitoring and controlling what their children are watching and listening to. Here are some… Read more »

Research Toolbox: Upcoming Conferences

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Save the dates! To help you keep track of conferences, here is a list of upcoming events that may be of interest: Conferences  Updated! National Communication Association, 95th Annual Convention, November 12-15, 2009, Chicago, Illinois. Modern Brains: Enhancing Memory and Performance in This Distracting Digital Age, November 20–22, 2009, Boston, MA. Children, Youth and Media… Read more »