There will be a movie screening: “Screenagers” How Much Screen Time is Healthy?” on Friday, February 21, 2020 from 6:00pm-7:30pm. Screenagers is a documentary that explores parental struggles over social media, video games, academics, and internet addiction and offers solutions to help kids find balance. Summary: Young people spend an average of 6.5 hours a day on cell phones, computers, and other devices. That doesn’t include the time they use screens for school and homework. “Screenagers; How Much Screen Time is Healthy?” is a documentary that explores how much screen time is too much. Physician and mother of two Dr. Delaney Ruston became interested in this issue when her preteen started begging for a smart phone. Dr. Ruston saw other parents equally confused on how to balance technology with a young developing mind. She decided to delve deep into the science behind screen time to understand how it affects young people’s minds and development. Through personal stories and input from leading researches, SCREENAGERS sheds light on the impact this screen time is having on kids. The documentary explores how learning, playing and socializing online affects teens’ developing parents with tools to help young people develop self-control and find balance in their digital lives.
Screenagers Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LQx2X0BXgZg&feature=emb_err_watch_on_yt
Please RSVP by Friday, January 10, 2020 with the number attending. If attendance is low, screening will be canceled. This documentary is appropriate for the parents and students. Light refreshments will be served.