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How is Media Affecting Kids?

HOW IS MEDIA AFFECTING KIDS? The Effect of Media and Technology on Children 8 and Under in the US EXPOSURE Children under 2 spend over 2x the time watching TV and videos as reading books PERCENT OF CHILDREN 53 WHO HAVE EACH ITEM IN 23 THEIR BEDROOM AGES 0-8 42% 29% 11% minutes/day BOOKS minutes/day TV AND VIDEOS DVD/VCR Video Game Computer player TV Console Children who do use digital media fall into at least one of these categories HOW DO OUR CHILDREN SPEND THEIR TIME WITH DIGITAL MEDIA? AGES 0-8 DAILY AVERAGE IN MINUTES 30 60 90 120 VIDEOS Television DVDS Videos on computer Videos on mobile devices READING MUSIC GAMES Reading/being read to Listening to music Console video games Computer games Handheld games Mobile Games 70% of daycare EDUCATION centers use Educational software TV during a typical day Homework Anything else TOP PARENTAL CONCERNS OF SOCIAL MEDIA'S IMPACT ON KIDS PARENTAL CONCERNS of parents say they would like to 73% limit their children's TV watching AGES 1-12 40% 20% 0% 80% 67% 64 60% 60% 56% 54% 54% 40% 66% 53% 43% 39% Set parental privacy settings Talk to their child Count on their Follow their 20% about the children to tell children on their social them if a problem occurs dangers of social media sites media sites 42% of Americans agree that in 2020 young technology users will be easily distracted, lack deep thinking skills and thirst only for instant gratification Identity theft/fraud appropriate sexual behavior THE TEACHER'S PERSPECTIVE AREAS HURT BY MEDIA teachers use media and USAGE ACCORDING TO technology as a teaching tool TEACHERS 80% 71% 74% 59% 58 60% 40% say incorporating tablets into the classroom would be helpful to their students' learning 20% 26% Communication Attention span say it would mainly be a distraction to learning POSITIVE VS. NEGATIVE I negative positive neutral EFFECTS 80% 67% 61% 60% 61% 34% 48% 44% 49% 43% 40% 34%5 28% 20% 6% 6% 2% 2% SELF-ESTEEM VALUE OF EDUCATION TOWARD ADULTS ATTITUDES ANTI-SOCIAL BEHAVIORS SEHUALIZATION EARLY-CHILDHOOD-EDUCATION-DEGREES.COM Sources: DEVELOPED BY N NOWSOURCING 18 Lack of ambition Cyber bullying Violation of privacy Critical thinking Homework Writing

How is Media Affecting Kids?

shared by NowSourcing on May 14
This infographic provides a deeper look into and effects of media and technology on children eight and under in the U.S.


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