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Thursday, February 6 • 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Raising Kids in a Digital World

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The digital world is here to stay, changing our society in a way that has far-reaching consequences for our children. What are the implications for raising children? How do we harness the spectacular connecting potential and yet avoid the pitfalls of attachment technology gone awry? How do we prepare them to live in this new world and yet preserve what is required for healthy development to take place? We have followed our children into the digital world and yet for their sakes as well as ours, need to restore our lead in order to avoid the insidious dangers that live in the shadows of this potent technology. We will consider the digital revolution through the lens of developmental science, committed to helping adults help children reach their full human potential.

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Dr. Deborah MacNamara

Dr. Deborah MacNamara is the author of the best-selling book Rest, Play, Grow: Making Sense of Preschoolers (or anyone who acts like one), is on Faculty at the Neufeld Institute, and is the Director of Kid’s Best Bet, a Counselling and Family Resource Center. Her book Rest, Play... Read More →


Thursday February 6, 2020 12:30pm - 1:30pm MST
ECC: Hall D 9797 Jasper Ave
  Feature / Conférencier  Technology / Technolgie
  • Chairperson Tia Martini - Black Gold #8
  • Room Details Lecture Max Capacity - 2000
  • Grade Focus General
  • Tags English