Mar 27, 2019
Smartphones Super-Duper Bad for Kids!!!
This ACU Show consists of 5 Selections on Children and Smartphone.
SCREENAGERS (Official Trailer)
To watch this trailer visit- https://youtu.be/LQx2X0BXgZg
SCREENGERS is an award-winning documentary that probes into the vulnerable corners of family life, including the director's own, and depicts messy struggles, over social media, video games, academics and internet addiction. Through surprising insights from authors and brain scientists solutions emerge on how we can empower kids to best navigate the digital world. Published on Nov 23, 2015.
Movement calls on parents not to give their children smartphones until 8th grade.
To watch this news clip visit- https://youtu.be/tH9m8uGw9rE
Published on Nov 15, 2017
Over 4,300 parents in all 50 states have signed a pledge not to get their children a smartphone before 8th grade.
How Technology May Affect Children
Dr. Delaney Ruston discusses the effects technology may have on young kids. Plus, watch clips from Screenagers, a new documentary by Dr. Ruston that features interviews with researchers, children, and their parents.
GUESTS: Dr. Joel Fuhrman , Dr. Delaney Ruston , Simon Sinek , Jason Silva
Teenagers today have never known a world without the internet, which may be why half of all adolescents say they’re addicted to their digital devices. In her new documentary “Screenagers,” Dr. Delaney Ruston explores why young people are so drawn to social media and video games and what effect it’s having on their brains. Ruston joins William Brangham to share what she’s learned. Originally aired on 4/04/2016
Can flip phones end our social media addiction? | Collin Kartchner | TEDxSaltLakeCity.
Watch this TED Talk at- https://youtu.be/uMb0wqTqE_4
Published on Dec 18, 2018
"Collin Kartchner is on a mission to save the kids. That starts with exposing the dirty underbelly of social media and how it increases anxiety for children and parents alike. About the speaker: Collin Kartchner, founder of Save the Kids, is a social activist spreading education and awareness on the negative effects of social media and screen addiction." Collin Kartchner is a local internet crusader, youth advocate, and social activist spreading education and awareness on the negative effects of social media and screen addiction on our mental and emotional health. In 2017, Collin started a parody Instagram account where he posed as a social media influencer obsessed with fame, likes, diet soda, plastic surgery, and used humor to shed light on how Instagram influencers perpetuate a culture of toxic perfectionism. His account grew to over 60,000 dedicated followers and he now travels across the state and country speaking to teens, parents, educators, and communities about how social media, specifically the correlation between teen social media and screen-time addiction and the epidemic spike in teen anxiety, depression, and suicide. Collin started a nationwide movement to #SavetheKids and #SavetheParents. Collin and his wife, Liz, live in Pleasant Grove with their unplugged 4 kids and an enormous dog, Tuque. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx
John Rosemond- Children and Cell Phones
In this episode, John discusses whether or not a parent has a right to monitor their child's cell phone communications.
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