Allotted “screen time” is a hot topic both in education and at home these days. At what age should kids be allowed to use screens? How much is beneficial? How much is too much? Does screen time enhance cognition or does it make kids irritable and unfocused?
While we don’t have all the answers, it is certainly prudent to do your own research to be sure your child is getting the “right” amount of screen time for his/her age and/or personality.
One article from Psychology Today offers that screens can make kids “angry, depressed and unmotivated.” Click here to read more.
Agree or disagree, it is good to be in the know.
*Please note: This article represents one point of view of this current “hot topic” and is not necessarily the view of our school.*