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Presented by Cris Rowan.
Two hour webinar on 4 critical factors for child development
and impact of screens on physical, social, mental and cognitive function.
1.5 hr webinar on 4 critical factors for child development and impact of screens on physical, social, mental and cognitive function.
Reconnect Webinars is Now Live
Reconnect Webinars helps participants navigate out of the ‘virtual void’ into the real.
Come journey beyond the screen to a life that sustains you.
Insights from Cris Rowan, Child Development Expert
Insights from Cris Rowan,
Child Development Expert
Child Development Expert
Children are the future of our planet, yet the ways in which we are raising and educating children with technology are no longer sustainable. Sedentary, overstimulated, isolated and neglected, today’s child has an alarming increase in attachment and developmental disorders. We have unconsciously created a virtual reality that children now call “home”, a reality devoid of critical factors for growth and success: movement, touch, human connection and nature.
Now is the time to plant the seed for children to grow and learn in new and conscious ways. Moving Beyond the Screen requires team strategies which are research evidenced. Join Moving to Learn on this epic journey in creating sustainable futures for all children.
Disconnect to Reconnect – The #1 key to happiness and longevity of life
Every time we connect with a screen, we disconnect from the humans who surround us. The screen becomes an interface prohibiting human connection, and consequently should be considered an ‘anti-social’ device…
Video Games – Why are we knowingly letting children use an addictive substance?
The recent release of the US Surgeon General’s report Our Epidemic of Loneliness and Isolation cited both social media and video games as causal factors for the alarming rise in isolation, loneliness and mental illness.
Social Media is NOT Social and NOT Safe
The word ‘social’ is defined as related to or designed for sociability. ‘Social media’ is defined as media created for the purpose of communication and includes You Tube, WhatsApp, Instagram…
Ten Pillars of Successful Schools — Optimizing student health, safety and education
The onslaught of screens in homes and schools has resulted in significant negative outcomes for students, teachers and parents indicating the need to push…
Ten Child Rights:
Introducing Reconnect Webinars
The ways in which we are raising and educating children with technology are not sustainable. Isolated, neglected, overstimulated and sedentary, the new millennium child is struggling to survive.
Guest post by Emily Cherkin — An Open Letter to Big Tech From an Outraged Parent
To the Zuckerbergs and Mosseris of the World. Let me articulate my rage. I am a consultant, educator, activist, and most importantly, parent.
Cris Rowan, BScOT, BScBi, SIPT
An outspoken critic on the impact of technology on human development, behavior, and productivity
Cris Rowan, biologist with 35 years experience as a pediatric occupational therapist is passionate about changing the ways in which humans use and interact with technology. Cris has developed a concept termed Balanced Technology Management (BTM) where humans strive to manage balance between healthy activity and technology.
She works globally and locally and has cross culture relevance from indigenous and developing communities. Cris is a visionary, who clearly sees that the ways in which humans are using technology are not sustainable, and the time to act is now. Activist, advocate, author, and prolific speaker, Cris helps people move from the virtual, back into the real world.