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WEBINAR - Parenting in Place: Navigating Tech with Kids and Teens During COVID-19

June 9, 2020
3:30 pm - 4:45 pm


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Presented in partnership with CHC and Common Ground

Everyone is online right now – navigating work and school from a computer, phone, tablet or TV screen. But summer is just around the corner. Should the rules regarding screen-time be different? How can you help your children and teens find the right balance?  Devorah Heitner, PhD, understands the digital world and appropriate digital milestones.  She can answer your questions and help you explore new and safe digital experiences for your children. Dr. Heitner is an engaging, wise and humorous speaker and author of Screenwise: Helping Kids Thrive (and Survive) in Their Digital World.

About the speaker

An expert on young people’s relationship with digital media and technology, 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 Post, The Wall Street Journal, TIME magazine and Education Week. She has a PhD in Media/Technology & Society from Northwestern University and has taught at DePaul and Northwestern. She is delighted to be raising her own digital native.

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