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The connected parent : an expert guide to parenting in a digital world

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First edition.

"Today's teenagers spend an average of nine hours per day with their noses immersed in the glow of their screens. Tweens are not far behind, at six hours a day. Parents of this new, ultra-connected generation struggle with decisions completely new to parenting: Should they limit a child's screen time? Should an eight-year old be allowed to go on social media? What about playing video games with strangers? How can we keep them safe from harm when they go online? Are they going to grow up less socially ableif their friendships are mostly conducted via text and emojis? In The Connected Parent, acclaimed childhood development and technology experts John Palfrey and Urs Gasser tackle these and other concerns of parents in the digital age. The book is organized by the topics parents have asked about most often, from screen time and safety to addiction and aggressive behavior. But rather than pretending to have the only-or even the best-advice for every child and every family, the authors share the evidence aswell as their own (sometimes strong) point of view, all in order to empower parents with ground-breaking insights that they can use to inform their approach for their own unique situations. The outcome of over a decade of research on children and technology conducted at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard Law School, The Connected Parent is required reading for any parent trying to help their kids safely navigate the fast-changing, uncharted territory our hyper-connected world"--

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  • 5 of 5 copies available at Westchester Library System.

Current holds

0 current holds with 5 total copies.
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Bedford Hills Free Library 004.67 P (Text)
New Book
31003151568992
Available
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Greenburgh Public Library 004.678 P (Text)
Fiction
31009154746337
Available
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New Rochelle Public Library 004.678 P (Text)
Material for Parents
31019156554720
Available
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Rye Free Reading Room BODY & SOUL - 004.67 PALFREY (Text)
Nonfiction
31028153181791
Available
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Yonkers Riverfront Library 004.67 P (Text)
Nonfiction
31035612053651
Available
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