Digital literacy for pre-schoolers

The Centre has been a partner since 2012 with the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders at McGill University and Tribal Nova in a digital media research and development project that focuses on interactive and participative reading on the iPad between pre-schoolers and parents. The project was funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council ( SSHRC) Canada. See

The project findings will be part of the content featured at a conference in 2015
"Digital Literacy for Preschoolers: Maximizing the Benefits of eBooks for Emergent Literacy", June 26-27, 2015, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec. The initial list of speakers can be found at blogsite World-class researchers will share their knowledge with both a research audience and a broader public of teachers and parents.

To directly receive the call for papers and program updates as they become available, email Susan Rvachew, Conference Chair, at with Conference in the subject line.


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