Kids & Screens: How to talk to parents about realistic screentime expectations for their family

Simone Groene-Nieto and Lauren Dennis, Denver Public Library

Will screentime rot my child’s brain? Can my kid really learn from a TV show? Is it true that kids should start using the computer as early as possible so they know how to do it later in life? How much screentime is too much? These questions come up a lot, and the research can seem contradictory. This dynamic duo of a technology librarian and an Early Literacy specialist will help you sort out the best way to provide guidance for your customers, based on solid up-to-date research.

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