• Nov 26, 2018 4:00 pm
  • 17:56 mins

You may have heard one of your grandparents say once or twice or fifty times, “When I was a kid, we’d go outside and play! We didn’t have Television to turn our brains to mush!” Anya Kamenetz says that while sometimes parents should send their kids outside to play, it’s also ok to let them stay inside and watch TV, with a few caveats. Anya Kamenetz is the author of The Art of Screen Time: How Your Family Can Balance Digital Media and Real Life, and she is NPR’s lead education blogger. In 2010 the Huffington Post named her a Game Changer in Education.