Screen are taking over our lives (hey, you’re reading this, aren’t you?). From smartphones to computers to tablets to TVs, it seems like everything we do in life involving looking at a screen. This has implications for us in the real world. Family conversation gives way to iPhone games at dinner. Playing outside with friends migrates indoors to online gaming. Reading gives way to television.
There’s nothing inherently wrong with these different kinds of technology, it’s simply our obsession with it that causes the problem. So how do we cure ourselves? In Screens and Teens: Connection with Our Kids in a Wireless World, Dr. Kathy Koch leaves readers with a strategy for success.
Dr. Kathy Koch, the Founder and President of Celebrate Kids, Inc., is an internationally celebrated speaker who has influenced thousands of parents, teachers, and children in 28 countries through keynote messages, workshops, seminars, assemblies, and other events. Her practical, relevant, results-oriented concepts and engaging, honoring, and humorous speaking style draw enthusiastic raves from children, teens, parents, and educators. They leave her events armed with new beliefs, attitudes, practical tools, and increased hope to build healthy relationships and increase success in family, life, and school.
Dr. Kathy earned a Ph.D. in reading and educational psychology from Purdue University. She was a tenured associate professor of education at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, a teacher of second graders, a middle school coach, and a school board member prior to becoming a full-time conference and keynote speaker in 1991.
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