PREP - Screenwise for 7-12
3/24/2021, 6:30 - 8:00 PM

Devorah Heitner, Ph.D., author of
 Screenwise, will explain the importance of “mentoring over monitoring” when it comes to kids’ tech use and will provide advice on how to encourage a healthy relationship with media and technology – setting kids up for success, not stress, in the digital age.

As the founder of Raising Digital Natives, Heitner offers a realistic and optimistic perspective, as well as practical advice to help set young people up for a lifetime of success in a world fueled by technology.

Join the MSD of Lawrence Township and Dr. Heitner virtually at 6:30 PM on March 24, 2021 to learn:

  • Techniques to navigate texting etiquette
  • Social media
  • Gaming
  • Friendship, dating and identity issues that young people face growing up in the digital age.
  • What does a healthy vs. unhealthy digital/virtual social life look like? What impact can it have on students’ grades, aspirations, college admission, etc.?
  • What are kids exposed to online?
  • How can tweens and teens remain social but safe in a virtual world?

Spanish translation will be available and ASL interpretation will be provided upon request.

Topic: PREP: Screenwise for 7-12
Time: Mar 24, 2021 06:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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