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The big disconnect : protecting childhood and family relationships in the digital age / Catherine Steiner-Adair, Ed. D. ; with Teresa H. Barker.

The big disconnect : protecting childhood and family relationships in the digital age

Steiner-Adair, Catherine, author. (Author).
Barker, Teresa, author. (Added Author).

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  • 3 copies at Grand Rapids Public Library

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Main 303.4834 St35b (Text) 31307020971976 Non Fiction Available -
Main Parenting 303.4834 St35b (Text) 31307021229895 Parenting Available -
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  • ISBN: 9780062082428
  • ISBN: 0062082426
  • Physical Description: 374 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Harper, [2013]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 305-359) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction: The revolution in the living room -- Lost in connection : how the tech effect puts children's development at risk -- The brilliant baby brain : no apps or upgrades needed -- Mary had a little iPad : the wisdom of tradition, the wonder of tech: ages three to five -- Fast-forward childhood : when to push pause, delete, and play: ages six to ten -- Going, going, gone : tweens, screens, and the perils of independence: ages eleven to thirteen -- Teens, tech, temptation, and trouble : acting out on the big (and little) screen -- Scary, crazy, and clueless : teens talk about how to be a go-to parent in the digital age -- The sustainable family : turning tech into an ally for closeness, creativity, and community.
Summary, etc.: Steiner-Adair offers insights and advice that can help parents achieve greater understanding, authority, and confidence as they come up against the tech revolution and how families can combat the disconnection we are experiencing from our extreme device dependence.
Subject: Internet and families > Social aspects.
Technology and children > Social aspects.
Computers and families > Social aspects.
Digital media > Social aspects.
Parenting.
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