On Episode 13 we welcome NPR’s Anya Kamenetz to talk about her book, The Art of Screen Time.
Anya Kamenetz is an education correspondent for NPR. She previously covered technology, innovation, sustainability, and social entrepreneurship for five years as a staff writer for Fast Company magazine. She’s contributed to The New York Times, The Washington Post, New York Magazine, Slate, and O, the Oprah Magazine, and appeared in documentaries shown on PBS and CNN.
She’s won a bunch of cool awards that proves she’s smarter and more accomplished than us! Her newest book, The Art of Screen Time: How Your Family can Balance Digital Media and Real Life, was published this year.
Our conversation with Anya Kamenetz includes:
- How and why technology is like food (and not like cigarettes)
- Why Anya undertook her study of kids and screen time
- What we can learn from data studying screen time (and you won’t believe when the last government-funded study was conducted!)
- How to know if something you read online is rooted in substantive research or if it’s clickbait.
- How you can gauge if screen time is a problem for your kids or not
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