Press Release: Diane Levin to Speak

Teaching Young Children in the Digital Age
Author to present free talk for parents and educators
Diane Levin, Ph.D. offers special evening at Boise State University
BOISE – April  2014 – Author and teacher Diane Levin will present a free talk for parents and educators, timed perfectly for the hyper-connected world of today.
Dr. Levin is the author of Beyond Remote-Controlled Childhood: Teaching Young Children in the Media Age. Her talk at Boise State University will focus on how to promote optimal development and learning for today’s kids as they grow up in an environment saturated with media and technology that impacts most aspects of their lives.
The When: Wednesday April 16th, from 6pm-8pm
The Where: BSU Jordan Ballroom
The Who: Author and teacher Diane Levin
The How Much: FREE
Levin is a Professor of Early Childhood Education at Wheelock College in Boston. She is a founder of: Defending the Early Years Project (DEY)Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood (CCFC)Teachers Resisting Unhealthy Children’s Entertainment (TRUCE). She has a B.S. in Child Development from Cornell University, an M.S.Ed. in Special Education from Wheelock College, and a Ph.D. in Sociology of Education and Child Development from Tufts University. Levin is the author of 8 books. Her newest book is Beyond Remote-Controlled Childhood: Teaching Young Children in the Media Age, released by the National Association for the Education of Young Children in 2013. Her previous book is So Sexy So Soon: The New Sexualized Childhood and What Parents Can Do to Protect Their Kids (with Jean Kilbourne).
For more information about Dr. Levin, visit
This free event is sponsored by:
·         Idaho AEYC
·         The Children’s School
·         BSU Children’s Center
·         Wesleyan Preschool
·         Kids are Special People
·         The Cooperative Preschool
For more information about this event please contact: Cindy Finch at