A look at the physical, mental and social issues that are linked directly to unsupervised screen time
What is screen dependency's impact on your child's communication?
A look at the physical, mental and social issues that are linked directly to unsupervised screen time:
Irregular sleep schedule
Lack / loss of social skills
Less time and lack of appreciation for play
What is the difference between active and passive screen time?
Why is playtime more important to children than screen time?
What is the outcome of screen dependency to relationships between the children and their parents / guardians?
The importance of previewing the program, games or app before allowing the child to view or play
What does true interactivity look like on a screen?
How to utilise parental lock/controls to filter content
Why making sure that your child is within your reach for supervised screen time is important
How best to engage with your child during his/her screen time
The importance of differentiating between content and ads and why this especially matters for children
How to eliminate ads or control ads from your children’s screen time
How do you explain to children the difference between screen life and real life?
How to engage with children to discuss what they have seen on their screens?
What are the best practices for encouraging a child to engage in critical thinking about0 what they have seen on their screens?
How to make sure the child understands, interacts and acknowledges the different viewpoints made in the content from their screens?
How do you prioritize real play-time with an emphasis communication, cognitive and sensory activities?
A look at the importance of tech-free zones and how do you create them?
Requiring children to charge their devices outside their rooms
Making sure that there are no screens inside the children’s room
and other parental/guardian tips and tricks
How do you set and enforce screen time limits similar to a curfew?
What apps should parents / guardians be considering to help control devices?
Leading by example: the importance of limiting your own screen time and to cut down on screen background noise
Explain what is allowed and not allowed when using screens for communication (i.e. cyber-bullying, sharing of personal information, sexting) and showing them potential consequences of their actions
Making sure that teens understand that whatever they put online will be made available to all and always available (forever!)
How do you monitor your teen’s screen time in an uninstructive way?
What is the appropriate reaction to a teen’s transgressions on the internet?
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