Must Read "Room for Debate" - Screen Time and Teens

by ParentCo. July 21, 2015

This week's "Room for Debate" in the New York Times is a must-read. Five experts share contrasting opinions on what comprises appropriate technology use for teens. They range from "Don’t Limit Your Teen’s Screen Time" to "Teens and Screen Time Is a Problem, But More Study Is Needed." Overall, we tend to agree most with Danah Boyd: "If Americans truly want to reduce the amount young people use technology, we should free up more of their time." Read the whole thing here: Is Internet Addiction a Health Threat for Teenagers?


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