Watch It!: What Parents Need to Know to Raise Media-Smart Kids

Watch It!: What Parents Need to Know to Raise Media-Smart Kids

by Mary Strom Larson
     
 

Virtually all parents believe that "other kids may be influenced by the media, but my kid isn't." However, up until about the age of eight, kids are not able to distinguish between fantasy and reality. So they actually don't know the difference between real life and what they see, hear and learn on TV, radio, video games and the Internet.

Watch It! highlights the

Overview

Virtually all parents believe that "other kids may be influenced by the media, but my kid isn't." However, up until about the age of eight, kids are not able to distinguish between fantasy and reality. So they actually don't know the difference between real life and what they see, hear and learn on TV, radio, video games and the Internet.

Watch It! highlights the likely consequences of kids consuming television and other media without adult intervention. It provides "What You Can Do" strategies at the end of each chapter to help parents intervene and reduce some of the media's problematic impacts on children. Chapters include:

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781568251097
Publisher:
Rainbow Books, Incorporated
Publication date:
04/28/2008
Pages:
210
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.60(d)

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