Just how much screen time is okay for children? What are the effects that technology is having on brain development and social interactions? What can parents do to make sure their children are leading well-balanced lives?
This slideshow provides facts and tips for parents, and can be used for Back to School Night or a stand-alone parent education evening. It's appropriate for parents of K-8 students, but is particularly aimed toward parents of young children. It has 38 slides, engaging photos, fun facts, Love and Logic advice, a cell phone contract, live links, and some pretty alarming information. Look for Samson and Sid, the technology addicted cats, for a bit of humor amidst a serious presentation. Write if you have any questions!