We continue our chat with Claire Lerner on how much screen time is appropriate and how to make the experience educational for your young child.
Claire Lerner discusses with us how much screen time should you let your child have on tablets, smartphones, and tvs. She discusses the first scientific study of what screen time does and doesn’t do for your child and how to maximize learning when screens are in use.
Nancy shares her family’s scary social media experience and discusses tips to help kids navigate social media with clinical social worker, Kim Kettle. Learn how a mom who set up incredibly distinct rules for using technology found a predator taking aim at her child and how you can keep your child safe while teaching them how to have good social media skills. Your child is all alone in the social media landscape and you have to step up and be their guide and their support in this lonely space.
Kim’s Reasons WHY parents need to Help Kids with Social Media
- Ensure kindness
- Be aware of who they are communicating with
- Be aware of sites they are visiting
- Help them develop good judgment
- Kims’ tv appearance: Should You Stalk Your Kids on Social Media
- Kim Kettle’s Website http://creatinglifesolutions.blogspot.com/
- 5 Apps Parents Should Know About
We discuss how technology is changing the lives of our children. Our kids are growing up in a world where technology is natural and necessary to survive and thrive. How is this changing our children’s brains, temperaments and learning styles. Watch the entire PBS special at Digital Nation.