A Thank You Letter to The Mediatrician

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Dear friends, I recently received an email that touched my heart and refreshed and reinforced my love and the CMCH team’s love for the work that we do every day. The Center on Media and Child Health (CMCH) is dedicated to helping children and those who care for them use media and technology in ways… Read more »

CMCH Medialutions

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The New Year is symbolic of new beginnings, opportunities and chances to start fresh! To celebrate 2016, each member of the CMCH team came up with a “medialution”, a resolution involving media that s/he hopes to accomplish throughout the year. We hope that our medialutions will inspire YOU and your family to come up with… Read more »

Media Moment: Screaming at the Screen

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Dear Reader, Welcome to another Media Moment! In this post, Kristelle Lavallee, CMCH’s Content Strategist, shares how an experience one Halloween night affected her current work creating resources for parents. These stories are meant to help create a village square of commiserating and co-celebrating the many ways media intersect with the lives of children. Please… Read more »

Media Moment: What I Learned from the Digital Natives

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Dear Reader, Welcome to another Media Moment! This month, Susan Alden, an Assistant Librarian at CMCH and former high school educator, shares how her perspective on students’ use of technology in education changed after she left teaching to pursue a career as an academic librarian. These stories are meant to help create a village square… Read more »

Media Moment: In a Galaxy Not Too Far Away…

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Dear Reader, Welcome to another Media Moment! This month, Mary Shertenlieb, a former TV and film content screener, and mother of two, shares how she utilizes her industry knowledge of media and ratings to help inform how she parents. These stories are meant to help create a village square of commiserating and co-celebrating the many… Read more »

Media Moment: Running Dialogue

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Dear Reader, Welcome to another Media Moment! This month, Donna Lowe, of the John E. Robbins Library at Brandon University, shares how she bonds with students and hopes to inspire them by discussing music tastes and introducing them to her own favorites. These stories are meant to help create a village square of commiserating and co-celebrating… Read more »

Media Moment –Teens and Tech: The Trouble with Homework and Planning

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Dear Reader, Welcome to another Media Moment! This month, Katie A., a high school special education teacher, shares how her experiences teaching made her open to the many different processes and tools that can help students stay organized, and the important role adults play in guiding children’s use of these tools in order to facilitate their learning. These… Read more »