Category - teen
Talk to your teen about how to avoid letting social media interfere with his or her activities, sleep, meals or homework. Encourage a bedtime routine that avoids electronic media use, and keep cellphones and tablets out of teens bedrooms. teens (aged 13-18) in the us spend roughly 9 hours per day with media, including more than 6-and-a-half hours with screen media, reports common sense media in a new study. Listening to music and watching tv emerge as the most frequent media activities among this demographic, though tv takes a backseat to video games among favored activities. social media has given teens the ability to instantly connect with others and share their lives through photos, videos and status updates. Teens themselves describe these platforms as a key tool for connecting and maintaining relationships, being creative, and learning more about the world. Meanwhile, teens who spent more time on non-screen activities, such as in-person social interaction, sports, exercise, homework, and print media, were less likely to report these issues. A little creativity, getting into the teen mindset, and asking teens for input can make planning activities fun and enjoyable for all. Tried and true activities for teenagers a simple way to update any classic activity is to add a unique twist. Summarize the media by identifying its 3-5 most important ideas or events.