How can we improve children's screen time management in the digital age?

To get the educational benefits from using a tablet, it's best for children to focus on interactive tasks like this young boy is doing here, rather than passive ones.

'With lockdowns and social restrictions now a new normal, it is increasingly difficult to disengage from screens.' Image: UNSPLASH/Kelly Sikkema

Kathryn MacCallum
Associate Professor of Digital Education Futures, University of Canterbury
Cheryl Brown
Associate Professor of e-Learning, University of Canterbury
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A widespread of devices make up children's screen time. Image: Pew Research Center
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