Strategies for Parenting in the Digital Age

Social Media and More

Dr. Yalda Uhls, Founder and Executive Director of the Center for Scholars & Storytellers at UCLA and Senior Advisor Youth Development for Common Sense Media discusses parenting in the digital age, misunderstandings parents have about social media, and how to create an agreement to effectively monitor screen time. Videos in this series include:

  1. Creating a Family Media Agreement. Learn to talk to your teen about following their social media accounts.
  2. Misconceptions Parents Have About Teens and Social Media. Why teens really use social media.
  3. A Fact-Not-Fear Approach to Parenting In the Digital Age. What safe media consumption looks like (and doesn’t look like) for your teen.

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