This generation of teens is, in many ways, the ‘guinea pig’ generation for the emerging technologies that are reshaping how we interact with each other and gather information. This is especially true in the social media arena. We encourage our students to self regulate their screen time, and for parents to speak with your teenager about their social media experience. This NYT article points out some of the alarming health effects social media use can have on teens. With summer on the horizon, and potentially more time spent in front of screens, we strongly encourage all parents and students in the KAIS Community to read this article.

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