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Whether you’re looking to learn about marketing’s impact on child development, reduce commercialism in your child’s school, or just make more space to play in your home, our resources have you covered! We’re still updating this directory, so be sure to sign up here to be notified about new additions.

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Thriving during COVID-19: Recommended Resources for Healthy Tech Use in Quarantine

Advice for supporting children through the COVID-19 pandemic is coming at parents and caregivers a mile a minute, adding even more to the stress and overwhelm of life in quarantine. With so many fact sheets, articles, and toolkits out there, it can be hard to figure out which ones are actually worth a look. So, we sorted it for you!

We’ve selected the very best COVID-19 resources for parents and caregivers who are looking for some guidance on tech use in quarantine. Whether you’re concerned about screen time, or you want to advocate against more edtech in your child’s online classroom, we’ve got you covered.

Thriving during COVID-19: Recommended Resources for Healthy Tech Use in Quarantine
Thriving during COVID-19: Recommended Resources for Healthy Tech Use in Quarantine
Social Distancing as a Family: Screen Time Strategies and Resources for Parents of Children under 6
Social Distancing as a Family: Screen Time Strategies and Resources for Parents of Children under 6
Screens in Schools Action Kit
Screens in Schools Action Kit

A Guide for Parents and Educators to Challenge Edtech Overuse

7 Parent-Tested Tips to Unplug and Play
7 Parent-Tested Tips to Unplug and Play
Marketing and Materialism
Marketing and Materialism
Social Distancing as a Family: Screen Time Strategies and Resources for Parents of Children 6-12
Social Distancing as a Family: Screen Time Strategies and Resources for Parents of Children 6-12
Healthy Kids in a Digital World
Healthy Kids in a Digital World
15 Tips for Commercial-Free, Fun-Filled Holidays
15 Tips for Commercial-Free, Fun-Filled Holidays
Technology and Young Children with Dr. Nancy Carlsson-Paige
Technology and Young Children with Dr. Nancy Carlsson-Paige
An Interfaith Conversation on Screen Time
An Interfaith Conversation on Screen Time
Social Distancing for Early Childhood Educators
Social Distancing for Early Childhood Educators
Are Apps Manipulating Kids? with Bridget O’Connell, Allegra Kauffman, and Rachel Johns, Georgetown Law
Are Apps Manipulating Kids? with Bridget O’Connell, Allegra Kauffman, and Rachel Johns, Georgetown Law
Take My Phone, Please! College Students on Devices, Anxiety, and Real Connection
Take My Phone, Please! College Students on Devices, Anxiety, and Real Connection
Peace of Mind for Parents: How to Practice Family Digital Wellness (During COVID-19)
Peace of Mind for Parents: How to Practice Family Digital Wellness (During COVID-19)
Parent Toolkit for Student Privacy
Parent Toolkit for Student Privacy
The Miraculous Power of Reading Aloud
The Miraculous Power of Reading Aloud
Happy Campers at Home: Navigating Summer with Children during COVID-19
Happy Campers at Home: Navigating Summer with Children during COVID-19
Is it Video Game Addiction or Not? Navigating Summer with Children during COVID-19
Is it Video Game Addiction or Not? Navigating Summer with Children during COVID-19
Commercialism is the Missing Link: How corporate marketing makes screen time more harmful to children
Commercialism is the Missing Link: How corporate marketing makes screen time more harmful to children
Active Learning in a Digital Culture
Active Learning in a Digital Culture
Defusing the Social Pressure of Smartphones: The Power of Wait Until 8th
Defusing the Social Pressure of Smartphones: The Power of Wait Until 8th
Disrupting the Progression from Early Screen Use to Screen Addiction
Disrupting the Progression from Early Screen Use to Screen Addiction
Screen Time and Family Relationships: Helping Parents Restore Connection
Screen Time and Family Relationships: Helping Parents Restore Connection
Screen Time Is Not a Luxury Issue: A Webinar for Professionals Who Work With Families Across the Socioeconomic Spectrum
Screen Time Is Not a Luxury Issue: A Webinar for Professionals Who Work With Families Across the Socioeconomic Spectrum
Screen Schooled with Matt Miles and Joe Clement
Screen Schooled with Matt Miles and Joe Clement
Celling Your Soul with Joni Siani
Celling Your Soul with Joni Siani
Face to Face: Empowering Families to Live Mindfully in our Digital World
Face to Face: Empowering Families to Live Mindfully in our Digital World
Facing the Screen Dilemma: Young Children, Technology and Early Education
Facing the Screen Dilemma: Young Children, Technology and Early Education