The American Academy of Pediatrics provides tips, opens a new window that can help you teach your child to build healthy relationships with technology and media, including the recommendation that parents engage in screen use along with their children to “encourage[s] social interactions, bonding, and learning.” Explore the websites and apps below to find content to help you and your child learn together.
- Facing History and Ourselves, opens a new window: Presents entire lesson units for students to explore independently or with a parent or caregiver. A wide range of timely historical and current topics appeal to a wide audience.
- Smithsonian Tween Tribune, opens a new window: Interesting lessons and videos that range in topics from emailing trees to why we love junk food.
- Games for Change, opens a new window: Single and multi-player games focus on global topics such as social or economic issues. Players or parents/caregivers can filter games by age.
- DoSomething.org, opens a new window: A platform to educate about social causes, by youth and for youth.