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Matters of the mind: The screen time debate

June 26, 2020 11:50 am

Schools can work on making the online experience much more inclusive of visual, auditory, possibly kinaesthetic, too, if they are able to share course material beforehand, workbooks, course material, science kits

Parents worry as kids' screen time increases in lockdown, survey reveals

June 15, 2020 7:24 pm

The biggest concern of parents is that while they spend their time online, kids may unknowingly access inappropriate information.

Is video calling not a part of screen time? Find out what an expert says

June 06, 2020 10:33 am

Video chatting is a two-way social interaction in which the child perceives the mood, tone, eye contact of the person with whom they are talking.

Screen time for kids in lockdown: An expert answers parents' questions

May 27, 2020 4:39 pm

'There is well-documented data that suggests that a child who sits in front of the screen has delayed development in speech and language.' However, in times of lockdown, there is one positive news for families -- video calling is not part of the stipulated screen time.

Is your child exposed to secondhand screen time?

February 17, 2020 10:36 am

Kids are exposed to screen time from an early age. By the age of eight, they have been found to consume the highest amount of screen time, especially if in home-based care or born to first-time mothers, according to a study.

Early-life screen time linked to reduced physical activity in kids: Study

January 30, 2020 10:49 am

These screen habits were recorded when the children were aged two and again at age three.

E-smog and excess screen time: New age parents, take notice

December 27, 2019 8:05 am

Research shows that children’s developing brains, eyes and bone marrow absorb electromagnetic radiation three to 10 times deeper than adults.

The Early Years: Screen time is behind more cases of kids with Social Communication Disorder

November 29, 2019 11:19 am

Here are suggestions on play activities with your toddler so that screen time can be completely eliminated. Play with stickers; settle the cupboards; help clean and play dentist with dolls. Play and enjoy the toddler years  - just no screen time!

'I got my kids back,' says mom who banned screen time

November 11, 2019 1:16 pm

Studies have shown how excess screen time can impact a child's well-being, from obesity, mental health issues to thinking and language skills. Screen time for more than an hour has been linked to lower brain development in preschoolers.

Screen time over an hour linked to lower brain development in preschoolers: Study

November 05, 2019 11:36 am

Besides, it also leaves lesser room for parents to spend quality time with their kids. "Kids who report five hours of screen time could have parents who use 10 hours of screen time. Put that together and there's almost no time for them to interact with each other."