Science of Learning: Child Development and TV

Science of Learning: Child Development and TV
August 2012 in Kirkland

Infants and toddlers are spending unprecedented amounts of time with screen media like TVs and iPads, but do they actually learn from their educational programs? Is learning from screen media better or worse than learning from a live person? Join UW's Sarah Roseberry to explore the world of educational television, games, and apps, and their effects in early childhood development.

Common Sense Media
Christakis TED Talk
Book: "Into the Minds of Babes: How Screen Time Affects Children from Birth to Age Five" By Lisa Guernsey
Book: "Screen Time: How Electronic Media-From Baby Videos to Educational Software-Affects Your Young Child" By Lisa Guernsey
Book: "NurtureShock: New Thinking About Children" By Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman

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