When I found out I was the Social Media and Marketing intern for the Michael Cohen Group, I was ecstatic. As a communications and psychology major, the job was a perfect fit; I was able to combine both my interests in social media and psychology while gaining insight into research specifically concerning children, education, and […]
MCG has recently conducted a Randomized Control Trial (RCT) for the purpose of evaluating the effects of the UMIGO transmedia products on first- and second-grade students’ math ability. Please click the picture below to view the summary of our results.
No water, no time, no problem. In the last few months the company has prioritized a few initiatives: 1) create a culture committee to make the work environment even more enjoyable; 2) create a technology committee to stay abreast of all things new and tech; and 3) prioritize sharing our research (more on the first […]
The field of education is constantly changing to adapt to the needs of society. In the most recent decades, major policy changes have taken place to reflect these needs, including curriculum, increased accountability structures for teachers and administrators, and individualized learning. At the same time, innovations are constantly being developed to address these major movements. […]
In our 24/7 world, the boundaries of school and home no longer exist. Touchscreen devices play a large part in blurring the lines, especially for young families and children. Since the introduction of the iPad, The Michael Cohen Group LLC has been researching how these devices are impacting children’s play and learning. Dr. Cohen will […]
Children’s Museum of Manhattan (CMOM) has launched EatPlayGrow™, a new early childhood educational curriculum, approved by the National Institute of Health, designed to keep children healthy through creative strategies developed specifically for families with very young children. The curriculum can be downloaded free of charge at www.nih.gov/wecanand www.cmom.org and is also available through the Association of Children’s […]
This exhibit has a wonderful website: http://www.moma.org/interactives/exhibitions/2012/centuryofthechild The Museum of Modern Art here in New York is currently presenting an exhibition of The Century of the Child: Growing by Design, 1900-2000. The exhibition runs through November 5, 2012. The entire MCG Team recently went for a visit and here is an overview of what we […]
This blog includes trends on kids movies, television and books for June 2012. Looking at box office trends, Madagascar 3, Mirror Mirror, and Dr. Seuss’ the Lorax were in the top three G and PG rated films the weekend of June 10. Some PG-13 movies that appeared in the Top 20 were Men In Black […]