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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
  🔗  What it Takes to Put Your Phone Away - The New Yorker
  🔗  Can we ever kick our smartphone addiction? - The Globe and Mail (Jim Balsillie and Norman Doidge)
  🔗  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  
  📚  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.

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


 


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
  📚  The Shallows - by Nicholas Carr
  📚  Proust and the Squid - by Maryanne Wolf
  📚  Reader Come Home: The Reading Brain in the Digital World - by Maryanne Wolf

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
  🤝  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.

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

 

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


 


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


 

 

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

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