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Why Media Literacy is So Important for Children Today

By Jennifer Ladner Have you sent a text, used a social media site, talked on a cell phone, watched television, or used a tablet today? Could you go 24 hours without the internet or your cell phone? Media and communication technologies play an important role in our daily lives, but many of us worry about … Continue reading Why Media Literacy is So Important for Children Today

A Balanced Approach to Raising Screen Savvy Kids

by Jennifer Ladner      Allowing a child to watch television for a half-hour to get ready for work or to get dinner started is a common parenting practice, yet many parents feel guilty when they hand over a tablet or smart phone to their child, especially if they are in public and may receive a … Continue reading A Balanced Approach to Raising Screen Savvy Kids