December's Theme is Balanced

This month our focus is on balanced: Digital Citizens use screen time wisely and do not let the cyberworld take over the real world.

At one time screen time meant the amount of time spent watching TV. Now your kids have access to computers, Ipads, video game systems, mobile phones and television. How can you help your child develop balance?

The resources below provide some excellent guidelines and suggestions for parents.

1. How to Manage Screen Time at Commonsense Media
2. The US Department of Health and Human Services also has some excellent recommendations in Helping Children to Reduce Screen Time.

3. Check out this video created by the iVipers about Balance in today's world.