Explore the role of computers, Internet and TV and video games in today's society.
The Delano family finds that most of their family time is spent in front of a screen, or fighting about who gets to be on the computer. Experts discuss screen addiction and the time not spent socializing or being outside.
Explore the story of Joshua Kloyda, who started to watch online porn at the age of 12 and his subsequent addiction and lifestyle.
Daniel Gushue's dream of becoming a surgeon was put on the back burner when he became addicted to online gambling. Unable to pay his bills and other expenses, relationships around him became strained.
Experts explain the importance of balancing real-life with screen life and teaching kids to manage their screen time.
Grade Level: Middle & High School
About the Program
Explore the realities of technology that has overtaken kids’ lives: siblings who constantly fight over use of the family computer, a teenager whose addiction to online pornography started when he was 12 years old, and another teen who got hooked on Internet gambling and is now paying off $18,000 in credit card debt.
Segment lessons are for middle and high school students. The Resource Guide includes a fact sheet and tip sheet for parents.