The Art of Screen Time: How Your Family Can Balance Digital Media and Real Life

The Art of Screen Time: How Your Family Can Balance Digital Media and Real Life

by Anya Kamenetz


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781610396721
Publisher: PublicAffairs
Publication date: 01/30/2018
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 125,262
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Anya Kamenetz is the lead digital education correspondent for NPR. Previously she worked as a staff writer for Fast Company magazine. She's contributed to the New York Times, Washington Post, New York Magazine, Slate, and O, the Oprah Magazine, and has won multiple awards for her reporting on education, technology, and innovation. She is the author of three books on education and technology, Generation Debt, DIY U, and The Test. She lives in Brooklyn with her family.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Part I Kids and Screens

1 Digital Parenting in the Real World 3

2 The (Sometimes) Scary Science of Screens 11

3 Emerging Evidence 33

4 You Have the Power: Positive Parenting with Media 57

5 An Hour at a Time: How Real Families Navigate Screens 93

6 Screens at School 117

Part II Our Own Devices: Parents and Screens

7 The Mom with Her Phone at the Playground 141

8 Modern Families: Parents and Screens 167

9 The Future of Digital Parenting 195

10 TL;DR: The Art of Screen Time in Five Minutes 221

Notes 225

Index 253

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