For all the decades since the advent of the television, parents have been warned against too much screen time. As the television has gradually been replaced by computers, the way we interact with screens has changed dramatically. While there have always been revolutionary shows like Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood that encourage children to interact with the story on screen, computers have given us a way to be an active participant in our media.
This has been extremely important in the age of COVID-19 when kids have had to start going to school on computers and parents rely more on screens to keep them entertained. It turns out that quality of screen time is considerably more important than quantity of screen time. Learn more below.