Screen Time and its Effects on Children
January 25, 2018
The Office Family and Community Engagement, Chesterfield County Public Schools, Cat Tompkins
What is screen time? Well, It is the time spent using a device such as a smartphone, computer, television, tablet or games console. Now that most households have multiple devices, screen time is a hot topic with parents. Many are having trouble getting their children to put down their devices. And our children are using Chromebooks in school. Is all this screen time healthy? How much is screen time is too much? It is my hope that listening to this podcast will help answer these questions and make you aware of potential dangers, help you set realistic boundaries and role-model healthy behaviors when using devices and technology.