Monthly Archives: March 2015

Mental Well Being and Screen Use

Yang, Fei et. al. “Electronic Screen Use and Mental Well-Being of 10-12 Year Old Children.” European Journal of Public Health. 8 August 2012. Web. 31 March 2015. Study looking at screen time and mental well being in children 10-12. 62% of … Continue reading

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Reduce Screen Time

Experts say limited to two hours or less a day unless it is work or homework related–interesting! From the Kaiser Foundation In 8-18 year olds: 28% parents set-TV watching rules 30% video game usage 36% rules about computer usage When … Continue reading

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Take A Break from Technology

This was a podcast to school leaders on how they can help their teachers and ultimately their students when it comes to finding the balance. Here is the podcast:Education Leaders Overwhelmed by Technology Heart to heart conversations on leadership.  How … Continue reading

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Screen Time Encouraged?

Sadlier, Samantha. “Balanced Technology Use, Screen Time Encouraged for Children.” The Spectrum. A Gannett Company. 5 Feb. 2015. Web.  23 March 2015. This article was written by two parents.  They have looked at the APA guidelines and agree that there should be … Continue reading

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Very Young Children and Technology

“Facing the Screen Dilemma:  Young Children, Technology and Early Education.” Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood.  Okay so this article will be a little biased!  Facts that they listed: 64% of babies between 1 and 2 watch tv or videos for … Continue reading

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The Balance of Screen Time

Holland, Beth.  “The Balance of Screen Time.” Edutopia. Edutopia Schools That Work.  23 Sept. 2105. Web. 16 March 2015. In this article it says that APA says kids under the age of 2 should have NO Screen Time. Beth Holland, poses these … Continue reading

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Screen Time: Find the Right Balance for Your Child

Article I read is by Patti Ghezzi This site had a work sheet to fill out if we wanted to track how much screen times kids or adults had.  The problem is not with this chart but that no one … Continue reading

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Parent Night–some random thoughts and facts

Parent Night Talk Poll? Amount of 6th graders who have a smart device in WMS Average amount of screen time 5 Screen time and sleep Blue Light Of 130 million pictures of child pornography 1 in 4 were posted by … Continue reading

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Be a Role Model: Find a Healthy Balance with Media and Technology

From the article: Knorr, Caroline.  “Be A Role Model: Find a Healthy Balance with Media and Technology.” Common Sense Media.  Common Sense Media, Inc. 2015. Web. 4 March 2105. Research is now looking at how parent screen time effects children. … Continue reading

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Vignettes that Ring True about Face-to-Face Time

What a great thing to show kids or parents!

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