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Screenwise Parenting: Support & Solutions for Parents in the Age of COVID-19

By Cambridge Public Library

How can parents mentor kids on schoolwork, social media, texting and gaming during this time?

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7pm – 8:15pm

Ages 18 and Adult and Senior Adult.

Contact

Main Library Q&A Desk
Help & Information Desk
617-349-4041

Registration required

  • Sign-up is ongoing

Free!

Location

  • Only virtual (online or over the phone).

Additional information

Managing and supporting young people's use of screens and technology is more complicated than ever. Join us for an encouraging, idea-filled presentation by Dr. Devorah Heitner, a nationally recognized expert on young people's relationship with digital media and technology.

Register below. Zoom link will be emailed to registrants one hour before the program begins.

This program is free and open to the public and is not recorded.  If you register but later find you cannot attend, please remember to cancel your registration to make space for others.

About our presenter: Dr. Devorah Heitner is the author of Screenwise: Helping Kids Thrive (and Survive) in Their Digital World and founder of Raising Digital Natives. Her mission is to cultivate a culture of empathy and social/emotional literacy. Dr. Heitner's work has appeared in the New York Times, the Washington PostThe Wall Street Journal,  TIME magazine and Education Week. She has a Ph.D. in Media/Technology & Society from Northwestern University and has taught at DePaul and Northwestern. She is delighted to be raising her own digital native.