Tag: screen time

Oct 20

Thinking Differently About Digital Devices at Home

Conversations about the use of digital devices and the boundaries of screen time are important for families. Here are some great resources for thinking about digital devices as a family.

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Sep 22

5 Questions Teachers Wish You Would Ask Them

“No TV until your homework is finished!” Is this phrase familiar from your own childhood? Today, learning and technology are often enmeshed and it can be tough for parents to know when or how to draw a line.

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Jan 19

Screentime and Setting Healthy Limits

The American Academy of Pediatrics recently updated their recommendations for screen time for children to move away from strict time limits and toward an expectation that families pay attention to the types and quality of media interactions that children are engaging in. Learn more about the recommendations and how to start this conversation with your family here.

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Sep 08

6 Ways to Help Your Kids Stop Multitasking During Homework

Our friends at CommonSense Media share six ways to help your kids stop multitasking. Number six may remind you of Ralph Waldo Emerson’s quote, “Your actions speak so loudly I cannot hear a word you are saying.”      

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Aug 05

Introducing a great resource for parents – Common Sense Media

This is an appropriate time of year to remind parents of the helpful resources provided by the Common Sense Media organization. Common Sense is the nation’s leading independent non-profit organization dedicated to empowering students and parents to thrive in a world of media and technology. Topics include: Social Media (Facebook, Instagram, etc.) Screen time Online …

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