Time spent on screens – from social media to computers and television – is a major part of modern life and a necessary part of modern education.
However, screen time has been cited in the media as the cause of obesity, mental health problems and educational failure, but the evidence base for a direct ‘toxic’ effect has always been contested.
In a UK first, the RCPCH publishes new guidance to help parents manage their children’s screen time. What questions should we be asking to evaluate use of tablets and screens at home? How can we utilise screen time in effective ways?
Click here to read the full article by the Royal College of Pediatrics & Health UK.
Year 4 Class Teacher (Edison)/Primary STEAM Coordinator/Primary Global Campus Coordinator