Early Connections: A Parent Education Toolkit for Early Childhood ProvidersWe've all heard stories of 2-year-olds toddling up to the TV and swiping it like a smartphone. Some parents are amazed; some worry it's too early. Many parents wonder: Is media OK at such a young age? If so, which media are best? As an early childhood provider, you're in a perfect position to help guide parents and kids. The toolkit includes handouts, family workshop outlines, media recommendations and more, focused on 6 topics related to media and technology: Created with a strong research base and reviewed by expert teachers, academics, and specialists in the field, Early Connections echoes the guidelines put forth by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) and the Fred Rogers Center. Acknowledgments Special thanks to Dr.
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