Oregon Montessori Association

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Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.

Media Culture

Alternatives to tv and movie viewing:  http://www.commercialfreechildhood.org/screenfreeweek/101screenfreeactivities.pdf

Oregon Public Broadcasting’s airing of an interview with University of Washington professor of medicine, Dr. Dimitri Christakis, discussing research findings for screen time effects in early childhood on language and cognitive development and attention.  “The American Academy of Pediatrics has come out with TV recommendations for babies and toddlers — in short: turn off the TV for kids under two and limit viewing for all children.”  Listen via this link:  http://www.opb.org/thinkoutloud/shows/tv-recommendations-babies-and-toddlers/


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