Three Ways Outschool Makes Screen Time into Learning Time

Your kids are bored. They are stuck at home and can’t visit their friends or participate in sports. They aren’t going to school or able to attend extracurricular activities. They […]

Five Answers about Screen Time for Kids with ADHD or ASD

Parents of kids affected by Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) or Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) are often confused by advice given to them about managing their kids’ screen time. On the one […]

Making Screen Time into Learning Time with Outschool and LW4K Live!

Screen time, computer games, and online classes have been touted for their great potential for learning. Until the coronavirus pandemic, most educators preferred tried and true classrooms, even in the […]

Screen Time Sanity During the Coronavirus Pandemic: 3 Tips for Parents

Virtually all schools in the United States have been closed during the coronavirus pandemic, resulting in a lot of kids at home looking for things to do. For some of […]

A Powerful New Strategy for Reducing Screen Time for Teens

Less screens for teens sounds like an unachievable goal. In a world where more than 70 % of teens are within arms reach of their phones, it’s hard to separate […]

Three Tips to Make Screen TIme Better: Whole Play – A New Form of 21st Century Play

The furor over excessive screen-time use among kids is growing. While recent concerns about screen-time addiction are centered on playing Fortnite, it was not too long ago that the issue […]

How to Make Screen Time Better for Your Kids: The LearningWorks for Kids Method

If your kids appear to be wasting away in front of a screen, do not despair – they might actually be learning something! At the very least, you might be […]

Screen Time for Preteens and Tweens

How much screen time is good for preteens and tweens? Does your preteen or tween have a cell phone? A smart phone? Do you monitor what the child does on […]

Screen Time for 10- and 11-Year-old Children

How much screen time is good for your 10- or 11-year-old child? Should you allow your child to own a cell phone? Should the child be able to navigate YouTube […]

How Much Screen Time Should I Let My Kids Have?

Technology offers robust learning opportunities if used mindfully

One of the most common questions I hear in my practice as a child clinical psychologist is how much screen time parents […]