Can Screens Help Young Kids Learn?
Both Common Sense Media and the American Academy of Pediatrics weighed in on screen time for young kids last week. With mobile devices proliferating the market, how much screen time makes sense for the little ones? Experts say it depends on the content and the context.
No TV for Toddlers Says AAP
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) issued a statement on October 17 urging parents to keep their toddlers as screen-free as possible. The statement was released during the group’s annual convention in Boston. In many ways, the warning reinstates the group’s announcement in 1999 that suggested parents all but outlaw TV time for their toddlers. […]