This episode of iQ: smartparent discusses the current research and practical considerations of exposing children to media during the early childhood years. What should parents know about "screen time" for children under age 8? Guests include Lisa Guernsey, New America Foundation and author of Screen Time; Deborah Linebarger, University of Iowa; and Michael Robb, Fred Rogers Center.
A 2015 Emmy Award-winner, IQ: SMARTPARENT equips parents and caregivers with the knowledge and tools they need to successfully guide their children in the use of digital media and technology. The series, which was co-created and executive produced by Peabody Award winner Angela Santomero, addresses children's media consumption, from helping them discern between fiction and reality to safeguarding their online identities.