Screen Time Blues
Screens are changing our lives, classrooms, families, and relationships. Most people walk around with a supercomputer in their pocket capable of finding esoteric information, knowing the weather across the world, telling time, and oh yeah making a phone call. As we navigate how these computers and screens influence our lives here are a few resources.
In this interview Anya Kamenetz talks about her new book, The Art of Screen Time: How Your Family Can Balance Digital Media & Real Life.
Dr. Kathy Hirsh-Pasek outlines the four pillars of educational apps (and experiences): Active Learning, Engagement, Meaningful Learning, and Social Interaction.
Below is a slideshow by Anya Kamenetz about technology use for children, the benefits and the drawbacks.