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Screenwise : Helping Kids Thrive in their Digital World


November 28,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, Ridgewood Schools are presenting an important program on digital mindfulness, Nov. 29: The Wellbeing series combines with the Tech Nights initiative to host Devorah Hetiner, Ph.D. on Wednesday, November 29. Dr. Heitner’s program, Screenwise: Helping Kids Thrive (and Survive) in Their Digital World, will cover criteria by which parents and guardians may judge the quality of their children’s media experiences and offer tips to help them become tech-positive parents.

Dr. Heitner is an experienced speaker, workshop leader and consultant, and a professional development resource for organizations wishing to cultivate a culture of responsible digital citizenship. She holds a doctorate in Media/Technology and Society from Northwestern University and is the founder of Raising Digital Natives, for parents and educators seeking advice on how to help children thrive in a world of digital connectedness.

The evening with Dr. Heitner will take place from 7-9 p.m. at the George Washington Middle School Auditorium, 155 Washington Place. It is free and open to the adult public.

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