D8 February 28-2020

The Stolen Child Project

Books, Videos & Articles
Parent Resources

 

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Addiction

Vaping
   🔗  How Juul Hooked a Generation on Nicotine - The New York Times
   🔗  Teen vaping rates double in Ontario in just two years - The Toronto Star- Robert Cribb
   🔊  The Inquiry - BBC World Service
   🤝  Truth Initiative - Nonprofit public health organization dedicated to making tobacco use a thing of the past.

Pornography
   📚  Man Interrupted - by Philip Zimbardo & Nikita Coloumbe

Social Media
   🔗  The machine always wins. what drives our addiction to social media? - The Guardian
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What it Takes to Put Your Phone Away - The New Yorker
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Can we ever kick our smartphone addiction? - The Globe and Mail (Jim Balsillie and Norman Doidge)
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Escaping the tech obsession - Axios
   🔗  Are Teenagers Replacing Drugs With Smartphones? - The New York Times
   🔊  You can’t stop checking your phone because Silicon Valley designed it that way - CBC Radio
   🔊  Why technology is addictive and what to do about it - CBC Radio
  
📺  Dr. K on A&E and Glow Kids Documentary Short Video - Dr. Nicholas Kardaras
   📚  Boys Adrift - by Dr. Leonard Sax  
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Girls on the Edge - by Dr. Leonard Sax  
   📚  Irresistible: The Rise of Addictive Technology and the Business of Keeping Us Hooked - by Adam Alter

 



Education

Personal Tech in Educational Settings
   📚  Screen Schooled - by
Joe Clement and Matt Miles

Educating with Technology
   🔗  How Google took over U.S. classrooms - The Toronto Star
   🔗  The Delicate Ethics of Using Facial Recognition in Schools - WIRED
   🔗  Why ‘low-tech’ schools are trending - The Irish Times
   🔗  Students learn way more effectively from print textbooks than screens - Business Insider

   📚  Screen Schooled - by
Joe Clement and Matt Miles
  
📺  Glow Kids Documentary Short Video - Dr. Nicholas Kardaras

Privacy & Surveillance
   🔊  Sharing of school pupils' data put on hold - BBC News
   🔊  As Google for Education tools enter classrooms, some parents are asking to opt-out - CBC Spark

Education Inequality
   🔗  The Digital Gap Between Rich and Poor Kids Is Not What We Expected - The New York Times

Alternative Approaches
   🔗  A Silicon Valley School That Doesn’t Compute - The New York Times

General Interest
   📚  The Smartest Kids in the World - by Amanda Ripley
   📚  Finnish Lessons - by Pasi Sahlberg 
 



Gaming

Addiction
   📚  Glow Kids - by Dr. Nicholas Kardaras
   📚  Man Interrupted - by Philip Zimbardo & Nikita Coloumbe
   📚  Boys Adrift - by Dr. Leonard Sax  
   📚  Irresistible: The Rise of Addictive Technology and the Business of Keeping Us Hooked - by Adam Alter
   🤝  Game Quitters - the largest support community for video game addiction.

Lack of Motivation & Apathy

Loot Boxes
   🔗  'Ban kids from loot box gambling in games' - BBC News
   🔊  MBL: In-game purchases - BBC Money Box
   🔊  Are loot boxes part of the video game or illegal gambling? - CBC Radio Spark

Business Model and Money
   🔗  ‘But Mom, Video Games Are My Job’ - The New York Times
   🔗  Who is getting rich off of Fortnite - CNN Business

 



Identity Distortion & Behaviour

   📺  Being Thirteen - Video Documentary by CNN Anderson Cooper
   🔗  Have Smartphones Destroyed a Generation? by Jean Twenge - The Atlantic
   🔊  Disposable Youth by Henry Giroux
   🔗  Possible tech- induced cognitive behaviour disorders - Information Is Beautiful

Fame Seeking and Validation
   🔊  Online Behaviour, Real Life Consequences: The Unfolding of a Social Media Scandal - NPR Podcast

Sexting & Pornography
   🔗  Girlsdoporn offline after losing legal battle - BBC News
   🔗  The next battleground for sex education: safe sexting - The Globe and Mail
   🔗  Girls Sharing Sexy Selfies - Psychology Today, Leonard Sax

Sugar Daddies/Babies

Extreme Secrecy
 



Medical and Human Development

   🔗  Time for a view on screen time - Dr. Aric Sigman

Brain Development
   🔗  What Exactly Is Your Tablet Doing to Your Kid’s Brain? - The Observer
   🔗  Screen-based media associated with structural differences in brains of young children - Science Daily
   📺  Being Thirteen - Video Documentary by CNN Anderson Cooper
   🔊  MRIs show screen time linked to lower brain development in preschoolers - CNN Health

   🔊  Your brain on digital technology - CBC Radio Ideas
   📚  The Teenage Brain - by Dr. Frances E. Jensen
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The Shallows - by Nicholas Carr
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Proust and the Squid - by Maryanne Wolf
   📚  Reader Come Home: The Reading Brain in the Digital World - by Maryanne Wolf

Endocrine Disruption

Injury

Myopia
   🔗  Why half the world may need glasses by 2050 - BBC World Service

Electromagnetic Fields (EMF) and 5G
   🔗  Cellphone in your pocket? CBC's Marketplace investigates why you might reconsider - CBC The Current
   🤝  World Health Organisation (WHO)
   🤝  Canadians for Safe Technology (C4ST)
   🤝  WEEP Initiative
   🤝  Dr. Magda Havas

 



Mental Health

   📺  Being Thirteen - Video Documentary by CNN Anderson Cooper
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Child Mind
   🤝  Screenagers (Dr. Delaney)
   🔗  OECD Children and Young People’s Health Mental Health in the Digital Age - OECD
   🔗  Smartphones, tablets causing mental health issues in kids as young as two - New Zealand Herald
   🔊  Depression, anxiety and social media - Australian Broadcasting Corp.

Anxiety

Bullying

Depression

FOMO (Fear of Missing Out)

Loneliness
   📚  Alone Together - by Sherry Turkle
   📺  Alone Together - Ted Talk w/ Sherry Turkle
   🔊 
Alone Together - NPR w/ Sherry Turkle

Peer Pressure
   📚  Hold On To Your Kids by Dr. Gordon Neufeld & Gabor Matte

Suicide
   🔗  The Crisis in Youth Suicide - The New York Times
 



Predators

Radicalization

Pedophilia
   🔗  Video Games and Online Chats Are ‘Hunting Grounds’ for Sexual Predators - The New York Times

Human Trafficking
 



Privacy & Surveillance

   🔊  Sharing of school pupils' data put on hold - BBC News
   🤝  I Downloaded the Information That Facebook Has on Me. Yikes - The New York Times
   🔊  As Google for Education tools enter classrooms, some parents are asking to opt-out - CBC Spark
   🤝 
Privacy by Design - Ann Couvkian
   🤝  The Privacy Project - The New York Times

 



Social Skills and Family Life

   📺  Being Thirteen - Video Documentary by CNN Anderson Cooper

Attachment Disorder and Peer Pressure
   📚  Hold on to Your Kids by Dr. Gordon Neufeld & Gabor Matte

Lack of Communication Skills
   📺  Reclaiming Conversation  - TVO Sherry Turkle

Patience and Empathy
 

 


PARENTING CORNER

   🔗  Smartphones and the abdication of parental responsibility - The Globe and Mail Opinion, Ira Wells
   🔗  Have Smartphones Destroyed a Generation? by Jean Twenge - The Atlantic
   📚  The Collapse of Parenting by Dr. Leonard Sax
   📚  Simplicity Parenting by Kim John Payne
   📚  Hold On To Your Kids by Dr. Gordon Neufeld & Gabor Matte
   📚  The Teenage Brain by Dr. Frances E. Jensen
   🤝  Parachute - Brain Waves
   🤝  Canadian Centre for Child Protection
   🤝  Vanier institute for the Family


WHAT CAN WE DO (Organizations & Support)


RADIO PROGRAMS
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