Screen Time: Technology and Our Kids

We all know that the new media that engulf us daily have powerful effects, and particularly on children. But how, exactly, are kids being affected? In deep, as well as superficial, ways? For good or for ill? And, most important, what can we do to make sure that children, families, and the larger society are the winners?

Festival: 2012

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