The Challenges, Risks and Impact of Digital Technologies on our Students
This presentation will provide an opportunity to understand and consider the implications of current research that suggests exposure to screen time for children and teens has detrimental effects. Deficits in attentional processing, brain structure and function, logical reasoning, increased anxiety and depression will be discussed.
Evidence will be shared enabling participants to consider the implications for teaching and learning in this modern digital environment.
Frances Steinberg Ph.D, psychologist, received her doctorate from John Hopkins University in 1975. Frances has worked in a variety of settings including special schools for emotionally and learning disabled students, private practice, and special education services. She has provided courses on child and adolescent mental health issues for the Clinical Training Agency and Child, Youth and Family. Frances is the author of numerous books including Whispers from the East, Working with Difficult Children and Creating Partnerships.
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