Why One Cape Cod School Goes Screen-Free

As an early education teacher for the past 25 years and a parent of four children, I have witnessed a change in the way children play: decreased problem solving skills, a lack of compassion toward others, an increase in obesity, a lack of experience with the outdoors and scripted play that lacks imagination.

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Reset Your Family’s Media Thermostat

We’ve been participating in Screen-Free Week as a family for years – for the first time, when our youngest was in preschool, and now this year, with our eldest a teenager.

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Screen-Free, even at school!

Students in Alaska went Screen-Free at school. Photo courtesy Kat Sorenson/Peninsula Clarion. During Screen-Free Week, children and families are encouraged to unplug from entertainment screens. But what if children unplugged during the school day as well? From...

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Why Grammies Love Screen-Free Week

Times have changed. Life is more serious for today’s children: they have learned about the impact of humans on the earth, food allergies, and the need for sunscreen and antibacterial soap.

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Screen-Free Restaurants are a Win-Win

Have you ever gone to a restaurant with your family in hopes of enjoying warm conversation over a delicious meal, only to be thwarted by the large, distracting television screens in the dining room?

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Questions or comments?

Contact us:

Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood

 89 South St, Boston, MA 02111

W. commercialfreechildhood.org

E. rinny@commercialfreechildhood.org

P: 617.896.9368

Future Dates

2020: May 4 - 10

2021: May 3 - 9