Pros & cons of kids using digital technology

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As studies show, kids these days are spending more time in front of a screen than ever before. Smartphones, iPads and computers have obvious benefits. Spending too much time on electronic devices can have a downside on young, developing minds. CCTV’s Asieh Namdar reports on the pros and cons of raising kids in a digital world.

Pros & cons of kids using digital technology

As studies show, kids these days are spending more time in front of a screen than ever before. Smartphones, iPads and computers have obvious benefits. Spending too much time on electronic devices can have a downside on young, developing minds. CCTV's Asieh Namdar reports on the pros and cons of raising kids in a digital world.


Diana Graber and Devorah Heitner on children in the digital world

For more on the effects of digital technology on kids, CCTV America’s Elaine Reyes to Diana Graber in Irvine, California. She’s Co-Founder of CyberWise, a resource helping adults teach kids how to use technology safely and wisely and our second guest, Devorah Heitner in Chicago. She’s founder and director of Raising Digital Natives which advises parents and schools on how to help children thrive in our digital world.

Diana Graber and Devorah Heitner on children in the digital world

For more on the effects of digital technology on kids, CCTV America's Asieh Namdar spoke to Diana Graber in Irvine, California. She's Co-Founder of CyberWise, a resource helping adults teach kids how to use technology safely and wisely and our second guest, Devorah Heitner in Chicago. She's founder and director of Raising Digital Natives which advises parents and schools on how to help children thrive in our digital world.

Teens and digital technology

As studies show, kids these days are spending more time in front of a screen than ever before. Smartphones, iPads and computers have obvious benefits. Spending too much time on electronic devices can have a downside on young, developing minds.