We did it! Mattel shelves plans for a digital nanny; Announcing the Children's Screen Time Action Network; New report raises concerns about kids' media use; Smartwatches to “protect” children may put them in danger; Get junk food commercials out of schools; Our student privacy toolkit is now available in Spanish; Coast-to-coast victories for kids; Recommended reading and listening; Thanks to you, we had an amazing year
Fighting the corporate takeover of schools with Backpack Full of Cash; Save the date: Children’s Screen Time Action Network Conference; How to nourish screen-free connections; New report on EdTech and school commercialism; Take the pledge to Wait Until 8th; CCFC on the road; Recommended reading and viewing.
Join CCFC and Matt Damon for a special event; Protect your child’s privacy this school year; We’ve met our match – thanks!; CCFC to FCC: Don’t roll back important protections for kids; California and Massachusetts move to protect internet privacy; Book Review: Adcreep: The Case Against Modern Marketing; Recommended reading.
Help CCFC be a champion for a safe childhood; Wonder Woman is not appropriate for young children; Tips for screen-free summer fun; End food marketing in your community’s schools; CCFC to the FTC: Time to crack down on misleading Instagram influencers; Protecting Internet privacy; Visit CCFC at NEA Expo in Boston, June 30 and July 1; Recommended reading.
This is what screen-free looks like; Our new resource to protect student privacy; Keep corporate cameras out of cribs; Device use in young children can cause language delays; Facebook caught tracking the moods of vulnerable teens; Recommended reading and viewing
Five resources and tips for the best Screen-Free Week ever; Los Angeles school board votes to #StopMcTeachersNights; The commercialization of childhood is hurting our planet; Kids tell kids: “marketers are lying to you!”; Recommended reading and viewing
Screen-Free Week is just one month away!; Two big wins for kids; EarthEd: Rethinking Education on a Changing Planet; Coming soon: CCFC’s newest screen time initiative; New Play and Toy Guide from TRUCE!; Irish campaign shines a light on junk food marketing; Recommended Reading
German authorities tell parents to destroy spying My Friend Cayla doll; Become a Screen-Free Week Endorser; CCFC Supports Maryland Legislation Protecting Kids; Being techwise with infants and toddlers; All kid-targeted food marketing is harmful; CCFC Board member Angela Campbell on protecting kids from marketing in the digital age; Playing It Up: With Loose Parts, Playpods, and Adventure Playgrounds; Recommended Reading; Support CCFC
Put Screen-Free Week on your spring calendar; CCFC members help put the kibosh on Michigan school billboards; Despite public opposition, National Park Service approves commercialism in parks; Three big retailers have pulled spying doll from shelves; Thank you to our donors!; Film review: The Beginning of Life; Increased gun violence in PG-13 films linked to superheroes
Toys”R”Us stops selling spying doll: Help CCFC build a stronger future for children; And the TOADY goes to…; Keeping digital billboards off school grounds; Pokemon GO lures kids to Starbucks for super sweet drinks; CCFC joins Stop Marketing to Kids Coalition; Recommended reading and listening