Parents and educators can learn a lot about children’s digital lives — and the importance of helping young people develop strong digital citizenship skills — by listening to a series of broadcasts from National Public Radio (NPR) on raising digital natives (also available in print). The radio reports focus on children’s experiences in daily connected life and present wide-ranging information about the responsibilities of parenting 21st Century digital kids. All of the stories are posted at All Tech Considered blog, but I’ve included links for each story below.
The entire set of news stories, shared by a number of different NPR reporters, contains information that can help parents and educators think more carefully about how to strengthen their roles in children’s lives.
- Exploring Digital Childhood on NPR – October 28, 2013
- What You Need to Know about Babies, Toddlers, and Screen Time – October 28, 2013
- Raising Social Media Teens Means Constant Parental Learning – October 29, 2013
- How You Handle Screen – Technology Time With Your Kids – October 29, 2013
- How Video Games Are Getting Inside Your Head and Your Wallet – October 29, 2013
- For the Tablet Generation a Lesson in Digital Citizenship – November 1, 2013
- Tech Week That Was: Kids and Screens – NSA and Our Data – November 1, 2013