Digital Dementia – Guidelines for educators regarding technology use in school setting

Children and teens who overuse technology are experiencing memory loss, distractibility, and difficulty concentrating. This is termed as Digital Dementia.

One in ten children and youth have been diagnosed with ADHD; these children can’t pay attention and cannot learn (Center for Disease Control 2015).

Click here to read Cris Rowan’s full article about digital dementia and guidelines for educators.

To learn more about managing balance between children and technology, join Cris Rowan in Winnipeg on Monday, Nov. 6 for  two workshops:

  1. A workshop for health care professionals and educators (9 a.m. to 4 p.m.): Disconnect to Reconnect: The impact of technology on healthy child development.
  2. A workshop for parents and caregivers (6:30 to 8:30 p.m.): Technology and Activity: What’s the right balance for your kids?