Kids consume media at an astonishing rate often on personal devices that are hard for parents to control. This episode of iQ: smartparent helps parents prevent stereotypes in the media from undermining their daughters. The program tells parents where to find positive media that promotes self-esteem, celebrates diversity, and empowers girls to create their own uplifting media messages. Guests: Nancy Gruver, founder, New Moon Girlsand author of How To Say It® To Girls: Communicating With Your Growing... [see more] Daughter; Rebecca Gaynier, founder of iTwixie.com; Kimberly Bryant, founder and Executive Director of Black Girls CODE
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.