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The Children's Media Landscape

A review of research and reports on children's media use.

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on 24 May 2016

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Transcript of The Children's Media Landscape

The Children's Media Landscape
Media Use Statistics
Areas of Concern for Potential Harm
Internet Safety and Social Media
Advertising to Kids
Violence and Aggression
Overall Health Concerns
Maximizing the Benefits
Critical Thinking and Problem Solving Skills
Communication Skills
Cognitive Skills
Social and Emotional Learning
Strengthen Relationships
Special Needs
Civic Engagement
Regulations and Policies
American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Policy Update
Fred Rogers Center & NAEYC Joint Position Statement
Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA)
Children's Television Act Children's Advertising Review Unit Guidelines
AAP Updated Recommendations
Concern for negative impact
Recognize the potential benefits
Recommendations for Parents
Discourage screen time for kids younger than 2
Less than 2 hrs of recreational screen time for kids over 2
Recommendations for Pediatricians

Internet Safety
Social Media
Advertising to Kids
In Recent News
Media Use Facts & Stats
Concern for Harmful Effects
Policy Updates
Maximizing the Benefits
Q & A
Zero to Eight: Children's Media Use in America
2013 Report by
Common Sense Media
Violence and Aggression
Health Concerns
Aggressive behavior
Self Esteem
Substance use
Risky sexual behavior
Obesity and eating disorders
Sleep concerns
Developmental concerns
Language delays
Attention Deficit Disorder
Generation M2
Recent Headlines...
Are Tablets the way out of Child Illiteracy?
Families Are Plugged in - And Tuned Out - Thanks to Tech
What Science Says About Kids and Tech
Beyond "Turn it Off": How to Advise Families on Media Use
Opportunity for All? Technology and learning in lower-income families
Teens and Technology
Generation M2
Zero to Eight
Teens & Technology
37% of American youth ages 12-17 have a smartphone (up from 23% in 2011)
58% of American adults have a smartphone
About three in four (74%) teens ages 12-17 are “mobile internet users” (access the internet on cell phones, tablets, and other mobile devices)
68% of adults connect to the internet with mobile devices like smartphones or tablet computers)
Pew Research Internet Project
Are Tablets the Way out of Child Illiteracy? (http://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/are-tablets-way-out-child-illiteracy-180952826/?no-ist)
Moving Beyond Screen Time: Redefining Developmentally Appropriate Technology Use in Early Childhood Education (http://www.rand.org/pubs/research_reports/RR673z2.html)
Technology and Interactive Media as Tools in Early Childhood Programs Serving Children from Birth through Age 8: A Joint Policy Statement of the National Association for the Education of Young Children and the Fred Rogers Center for Early Learning and Children’s Media at Saint Vincent College (http://www.naeyc.org/content/technology-and-young-children)
Annenberg Public Policy Center's Media and the Developing Child (http://www.annenbergpublicpolicycenter.org/AreaDetails.aspx?myId=3)
Journal of Children and Electronic Media (http://www.princeton.edu/futureofchildren/publications/journals/journal_details/index.xml?journalid=32)
Children, Adolescence and the Media: Policy Statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics (http://www.aap.org/en-us/about-the-aap/aap-press-room/Pages/Managing-Media-We-Need-a-Plan.aspx)
Images from SSK Stock Photos and Creative Commons
Zero to Eight: Children’s Media Use in America 2013 (https://www.commonsensemedia.org/research/zero-to-eight-childrens-media-use-in-america-2013)
Kaiser Family Foundation's Generation M2: Media in the lives of 8 to 18 year olds (http://www.kff.org/entmedia/mh012010pkg.cfm)
Government Policy and
Self Regulation
Technology and interactive media can be used as effective tools to support learning and development.
Teachers needresources regarding the nature of these tools and the implications of their use with children.
Limitations on the use of technology and media are important.
Special considerations must be given to the use of technology with infants and toddlers.
Attention to digital citizenship and equitable access is essential.
Ongoing research and professional development are needed.
Key Messages
from NAEYC and Fred Rogers Center
Online Resources
Opportunity for All?
Technology and Learning in Lower-Income Families
The Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop
Media Use by Tweens and Teens
Q & A
On & Off the Screen with Super Why
Digital Storytelling
Meaningful Media Use Begins Early
Aids in development of specific skills
Enhances interaction
Encourages creativity
Builds skills with various types of technology
Fosters a sense of accomplishment
Online Safety Tips
Use Common Sense Media's Parent Resources and find age-appropriate media reviews and recommendations for kid-friendly search engines
Set limits and explain to teens that you may monitor social media use from time to time
Keep computers and mobile technology in common spaces and out of bedrooms

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