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In the Media

For 2013 - present media appearances: please see Lisa Guernsey's Page on the New America Foundation website


Improving Child Care in the U.S.: A Q&A, Star-Ledger

September 20, 2012

Computers in the Classroom: Necessary?, The Washington Post's On Parenting blog

August 22, 2012

Five Questions For ... New America Foundation's Lisa Guernsey, On the Pros and Cons of Gaming and Gadgets in the Classroom, Ed Media Forum

August 10, 2012

Touch-Screen Devices and Very Young Children, The Diane Rehm Show

May 23, 2012

Teachers Need to Know Classroom Observations Will Be Used to Help Them, Michigan Live

May 21, 2012

D.C. Outpaces National in Pre-K Funding, Quality, Washington Examiner

April 10, 2012

Your Wired Kid, Good Housekeeping

April 2012

iPlaytime, Indiana Journal & Courier

January 10, 2012

Do You Wonder If and When It’s OK to Use Media and Technology with Very Young Children? Mom Enough

January 10, 2012

Why Books Are Better Than e-Books for Children, The New York Times

December 28, 2011

Kids & Tech: Q&A With Lisa Guernsey, Education Week

December 8, 2011

Kids & Screen Time: The Kojo Nnamdi Show

November 17, 2011

Experts Warn of Harm To Kids from Secondhand TV Viewing | USA TODAY

October 23, 2011

How Does Obama Want To Reshape Preschools? Education Department Shows its Hand | Christian Science Monitor

August 23, 2011

Giving Children a Head Start Is Possible — But It's Not Easy | Science

August 19, 2011

Report Highlights Importance of Early Childhood Education | eSchool News

July 7, 2011

Learning, Digital Media and Creative Play in Early Childhood | The MacArthur Foundation

March 24, 2011

The Evidence Disconnect in Education Policy | HechingerEd Blog

March 9, 2011

State Electoral Results Leave Pre-K Advocates Nervous | Education Week

December 1, 2010

Hirono seeks support for early learning fund | Education Daily

November 9, 2010

The State of State Pre-K: A Q&A with Lisa Guernsey | Education Week

September 23, 2010

Funding for the Littlest Learners | Catalyst Ohio

September 22, 2010

Montco Starts School Touting Superintendent's Successes | The Washington Examiner

August 30, 2010

Kindergartens See More Hispanic, Asian Students | USA TODAY

August 30, 2010

A Next Social Contract for the Primary Years of Education | RCTV

August 4, 2010

Assessing The State Of U.S. Education | National Journal

August 4, 2010

From the Ground Up | Catalyst Ohio

August 2, 2010

Reviving America's Creativity | Public Radio International

July 28, 2010

Early Education Encourages Success | Longview Daily News

May 16, 2010

Toddlers And Televsion: Making Sense Of The Research | PBS

May 14, 2010

Education Commissioner Schundler Dismisses U.S. Test Ranking N.J. At the Top in Reading, Math | The Star-Ledger

May 11, 2010

Lisa Guernsey: A Next Social Contract for Education | WGCU

April 12, 2010

Stimulus Dollars Bail Out Youngest Students -- For Now | Washington Examiner

January 11, 2010

Tech Toys | WAMU

December 22, 2009

Big Bird Celebrates Big Day with 'Sesame Street' Anniversary | The NewsHour

November 12, 2009

Do Parents Worsen Childhood Fears? | Dr. Nancy (MSNBC)

October 23, 2009

Early Education Issues Return to Spotlight | Education Week News

September 18, 2009

Inattentive Kids Most Likely to Struggle with Grades, Studies Find | Washington Examiner

July 20, 2009

Bye Bye to “Once upon a Time?” ... | San Francisco Examiner

July 6, 2009

Children and Technology | New Hampshire Public Radio

March 10, 2009

TV's Not the Big Bad Wolf |

March 5, 2009

Screen Time

How Electronic Media – From Baby Videos to Educational Software – Affects Your Young Child

Screen Time

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Common-Sense, Science-Based Advice on Toddler Screen Time -- Finally!


A new message has broken through—part of a wave of pronouncements rooted in science that could make way for new approaches and push “screen time” to be much more than an electronic babysitter.