Early Learning Connection Registration: Workshops: Workshop Details
WorkshopWorkshopPower of Play and the Impact of Screen Time on Young Children
DepartmentDepartmentESU 10 Early Learning Connection
Default ContactDefault ContactAlexandra Dillon
Default LocationESU 10, 76 Plaza Blvd., Kearney, NE 68848
NECPRS Event # 124479

The Power of Play in the Development of Young Children
Describe the limitations of drill work, flash cards, and educational apps when working with young children with developing brains and bodies.
Explain the developmental stages of object play and social play from birth to age five.
Summarize 8 common societal myths about learning and play in early childhood.

Wired Kids:  How Screen Time Affects Early Child Development
Describe how excessive screen time can affect the development of play, language, social, and motor skills.
Summarize recommendations for coaching families and caregivers on establishing healthy screen time habits.
Explain the importance of developing media mindfulness in children who are growing up in the digital age.