Screen Time Blues

Screen Time Blues

kid staring at ipad with messy pasta and red sauce all over the ipad

Screen Time

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.