Patterns Over Time: A Research Summary: Screen Time and Healthy Development
The Message Is Clear
Patterns Over Time synthesizes over 200 studies (from the 1960s to the present day) on the impact of too much screen time on 15 aspects of child and adolescent development. Reading this book, parents and teachers can make choices for children and teens about technology with more ease and confidence, knowing their decisions align with best practices for healthy development. The amassed data and on-going trends give a clear and
To help children and teens reach their highest potential: Reduce Screen Time.
To grow healthy bodies and curious minds: Reduce Screen Time.
To give kids an advantage in school, sports, and artistic endeavors: Reduce Screen Time.
To strengthen a budding self-identity: Reduce Screen Time.
To cultivate wholesome peer interactions: Reduce Screen Time.
To nourish reverence for the natural world and wise discernment about technology: Reduce Screen Time.
Patterns Over Time shows in clear, practical ways what can be done to ensure that our children and teens grow optimally--sound in body, mind, and spirt And, at the same time become wise users of technology, supporting rather than stifling, their healthy development. If you are looking for "back-up" for limiting screen time in your family, with the students you teach, or for the sake of your grandkids' well-being, this book has you covered