3 fears about screen time for kids — and why they’re not true | Sara DeWitt

https://download.ted.com/talks/SaraDeWitt_2017-480p.mp4?apikey=172BB350-0008We check our phones upwards of 50 times per day — but when our kids play around with them, we get nervous. Are screens ruining childhood? Not according to children’s media expert Sara DeWitt. In a talk that may make you feel a bit less guilty about handing a tablet to a child while you make dinner, DeWitt envisions a future where we’re excited to see kids interacting with screens and shows us exciting ways new technologies can actually help them grow, connect and learn.