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There's always something going on in the School – here are some upcoming events:

WIES Lecture: The Dimensional Divide: Learning from Media During Early Childhood

Wednesday, March 29, 2017
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
 Education Building
1000 Bascom Mall
Madison 53706

Rachel Barr, Professor of Psychology, Georgetown University

Despite guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics, media use is pervasive among young children. This talk will describe research examining the role of child experience, perceptual and cognitive constraints, and social scaffolding on learning from media. It will conclude with lessons for parents and early educators regarding the strategies that may enhance learning across the dimensional divide.

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