Children and Screen Time: A Practical Guide to Media Use with Young Children
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Webinar Date: Dec 11, 2013
Presenter: Jeannie Crowley
Part 1 of 3 – for young children
In today’s technology-enhanced world, there are many options available for our children: children’s shows, apps, movies on Netflix and more. Participants in this webinar will learn about the effects (both positive and harmful) of screen time for different age ranges: birth to 2, early elementary and late elementary/beyond. Participants will evaluate their own use of screen time with children, discuss the different types of screen time, and develop practical strategies for using screen time with children of all ages.
Jeannie Crowley, MA, MS, is the Manager of Digital Media and Learning at Bank Street College. Her background includes years as a K-12 Special Education teacher and teacher trainer in the Bronx. With master’s degrees in both Elementary Education and Digital Media Design and Learning, she works with educators to create innovative, constructivist digital learning experiences for students. She was awarded the Samsung Hope for Education and the ING Unsung Heroes awards for her work with young children and technology.