‘No Screens Under 2’ Rule Lifted

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‘No Screens Under 2’ Rule Lifted

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If there’s one rule that most parents cling to in the confusing, fast-changing world of kids and media, it’s this one: No screens before age 2.

As of today, that rule is out the window.

The American Academy of Pediatrics, which first issued that recommendation back in 1999, has extensively updated and revised its guidelines for children and adolescents to reflect new research and new habits.

The new guidelines, especially for very young children, shift the focus from WHAT is on the screen to WHO else is in the room. And in doing so, they raise some intriguing points about the future of learning from media.

– Anya Kamenetz

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By | 2016-10-27T09:54:45+00:00 October 27th, 2016|Categories: Technology|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

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