NPR Digital Education Correspondent Anya Kamenetz thinks she has the answer for you beleaguered fathers and mothers.
The award-winning journalist and author appears on the latest edition of the Modern Dads Podcast to offer practical advice and research findings from her new book, The Art of Screen Time: How Your Family Can Balance Digital Media & Real Life.
Kamenetz joined NPR in 2014, working as part of a new initiative to coordinate on-air and online coverage of learning that has recently won an Edward R. Murrow Award for innovation. She has previously covered technology, innovation, sustainability and social entrepreneurship for five years as a staff writer for Fast Company magazine. Kamenetz has also contributed to The New York Times, The Washington Post, New York Magazine, Slate, and O, the Oprah Magazine.
The Huffington Post named her a 2010 Game Changer in Education, and she also received National Awards for Education Reporting from the Education Writers Association in 2009, 2010 and 2015.
In addition to The Art of Screen Time, she has also written four other books Generation Debt; DIY U: Edupunks, Edupreneurs, and the Coming Transformation of Higher Education; and The Test.
Also on this edition of the podcast, City Dads Group contributor Whit Honea talks about how he helps his two sons fit technology and screen time into their lives.