For Parents: How to Cope with Screen Time.

  • The amount of time a Middle Schooler spends looking at screens is a constant worry for many parents.   It can be hard to police your child’s use of their phone, laptop, tablet or television and many adults report feeling lost when trying to understand which apps, websites and Youtubers are positive and which are a waste of time.  We understand that not all screen time is necessarily negative; our children will be using the internet to access information to complete reports and to better understand key concepts. However, where do we draw the line?  What is “good” vs. “bad” screen time.  How can you best monitor your child’s time on their various devices? How much is too much?  

    Please check out my "Helpful Resources" page for a list of article and apps that will also assist you in tackling this issue. 

     Plugged In Parents