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Author Heitner, Devorah, 1975- author.
Title Screenwise : helping kids thrive (and survive) in their digital world / Devorah Heitner, PhD.
Pub Info Brookline, MA : Bibliomotion, Inc., [2016]
book jacket
 Oak Bluffs-Children's  J PARENT 302.23 HEI     AVAILABLE
 Falmouth-Adult Collection  649.1 HEI     AVAILABLE
 Vineyard Haven-Par/Teach  PARENT TEACHER 302.23 HEI     AVAILABLE
Descript x, 244 pages ; 22 cm
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Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-234) and index.
Contents Introduction -- Raising digital natives -- The kids are alright -- Assessing your own digital literacy -- Becoming a tech-positive parent -- Empathy is the app -- Family life in the digital age -- Friendship and dating in the digital age -- School life in the digital age -- Growing up in public -- Conclusion: Digital citizenship for the next generation.
Summary Many parents worry that their kids are addicted, detached, or distracted by their digital devices. Media expert Devorah Heitner, however, believes that technology offers huge potential to our children, if parents help them navigate the challenges. In this guide, Heitner empowers parents to recognize that the wisdom they have gained throughout their lives is a relevant and needed supplement to their kids' digital savvy. When successfully combined, good judgment and technical know-how create responsible digital citizens.
Subject Internet and children.
Internet -- Social aspects.
Internet -- Moral and ethical aspects.
COMPUTERS / Social Aspects.
EDUCATION / Computers & Technology.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Media Studies.
ISBN 9781629561455 (paperback : alkaline paper)
1629561452 (paperback : alkaline paper)
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