screen time
October 18, 2018

In this talk Dimitri Christakis, a pediatrician, parent, and researcher, discusses his research on optimal media exposure for children.

Presenter: Dimitri Christakis
Source: TEDxRainier
Time to watch: 16:11

October 8, 2018

Learn about some age-appropriate strategies that help parents establish rules and encourage their children to form healthy tech habits.

Author: Melanie Pinola
Source: NY Times
Estimated time to read: 21:32

October 3, 2018

A new study in Lancet Child & Adolescent Health found that limited recreational screen time, adequate physical activity and healthy sleep habits improve cognition in children.

Author: Nicholas Bakalar
Source: NY Times and The Lancet (audio)
Estimated time to read: 01:23
Time to listen: 10:08

September 6, 2018

Here is the preview of an early version of the Screen Time, a feature in Apple’s new operating system iOS 12, by Common Sense Media. Screen Time allows parents to monitor their child’s usage, set time limits and restrictions.

Author: Christine Elgersma
Source: Common Sense Media 
Estimated time to read: 06:19

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July 23, 2018

Kids today are born into a world of digital devices, with children of every age spending hours in front of smartphones, televisions and tablets. This article from the Common Sense Media helps parents navigate this new reality by answering some common questions — how much is okay, what kind is the best and when do you introduce?

Author: Caroline Knorr 
Source: Common Sense Media
Estimated time to read: 08:15
Time to watch: 00:30

April 27, 2018

TV shows often play an important role in shaping how kids think about gender. Common Sense Media has put together a short clip of eight kids’ shows that defy gender stereotypes.

Author: Common Sense Media 
Source: Common Sense Media 
Time to watch: 02:20

April 20, 2018

Inceptive teamed up with Christine Elgersma from Common Sense Media and Cassie Lee and Sandra Sobanska from Oya Labs to answer the most pressing questions that parents submitted during our recent ParentTech Meetup in San Francisco.

Author: Christine Elgersma (Common Sense Media), Cassie Lee & Sandra            Sobanska (Oya Labs) and Purva Gujar (Inceptive)
Source: Inceptive Community Forum
Estimated time to read: 03:59