Date: Monday evening, November 28, 2016
Time: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Location: Salon A at the Radisson Hotel & EXPO Center
700 Elm Street, Manchester, New Hampshire.
This year the Christa McAuliffe Technology Conference announces a FREE showing of the award-winning documentary Screenagers for parents and their teenagers, followed by a questions and answer with a panel of educators and administrators. Screenagers is an hour-long documentary by physician and filmmaker Delaney Ruston, who probes into the vulnerable corners of family life, including her own, to explore struggles over social media, video games, academics, and internet addiction. The average kid spends 6.5 hours a day looking at screens. She wondered about the impact of all this time and about the friction occurring in homes and schools around negotiating screen time—friction she knew all too well.
Are you watching kids scroll through life, with their rapid-fire thumbs and a six-second attention span? Through poignant, and unexpectedly funny stories, along with surprising insights from authors, psychologists, and brain scientists, Screenagers reveals how tech time impacts kids’ development and offers solutions on how adults can empower kids to best navigate the digital world and find balance.
Light refreshments will be served. Screenagers is appropriate for adults and teens.
Only one RSVP per family or group is necessary.