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Kids and Screen Media: Separating Fact from Fiction

Kids & Screen Media

Kids & Screen Media: Separating Fact from Fiction
Wednesday, April 3, 2019
6:30pm - Conversation
7:30pm - Reception

Go beyond the headlines for research-based tips to help families develop healthy media habits, and navigate life and learning in the digital century.

Join us for a conversation with special guests:

LISA GUERNSEY (Director, Learning Technologies Project at New America)
Lisa Guernsey focuses on how technology can aid and affect young learners. She has published several books including Screen Time (a deep dive into how technology affects young children), worked as a staff writer at The New York Times and The Chronicle of Higher Education, and has contributed to The Washington Post, Time, and Newsweek.

ANYA KAMENETZ (Educational futurist and Lead Education Reporter for NPR)
Anya Kamenetz's most recent book, The Art of Screen Time, provides insight into how families can balance their screen usage so that children can enjoy the benefits of technology in a healthy, productive way. She is also the author of Generation Debt and DIY U, two books that track the shifts happening within the economy and higher education.

SEETA PAI (Executive Director of Education at WGBH)
Seeta Pai has been a pioneering researcher in education for the past two decades. Prior to starting at WGBH, she served as Vice President of Research at Common Sense Media, where she led national studies on children’s media use and developed tools to assess the educational value of thousands of digital learning products.