Screenwise: Helping Kids Thrive (and Survive) in Their Digital World

Screenwise: Helping Kids Thrive (and Survive) in Their Digital World

by Devorah Heitner


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781629561455
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 09/06/2016
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 154,562
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Devorah founded Raising Digital Natives for parents and educators seeking advice on how to help children thrive in a world of digital connectedness.

Devorah is an experienced speaker, workshop leader, and consultant, and a professional development resource for organizations wishing to cultivate a culture of responsible digital citizenship.

Since earning her Ph.D. in Media/Technology and Society from Northwestern University, she has been working with excellent public and independent schools across the United States and beyond.

She is delighted to be raising her own digital native.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Chapter 1 Raising Digital Natives 7

Chapter 2 The Kids Are Alright 29

Chapter 3 Assessing Your Own Digital Literacy 45

Chapter 4 Becoming a Tech-Positive Parent 63

Chapter 5 Empathy Is the App 83

Chapter 6 Family Life in the Digital Age 107

Chapter 7 Friendship and Dating in the Digital Age 135

Chapter 8 School Life in the Digital Age 167

Chapter 9 Growing Up in Public 189

Conclusion Digital Citizenship for the Next Generation 215

Acknowledgments 221

Notes 225

References 231

Index 235

About the Author 245

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