Tweens and teens can lead secret social media lives. How do parents and schools promote social media wellness?
On September 18, Charlotte Prep will welcome author and educator Ana Homayoun for a Parent Education Series event that will focus on some of the modern parenting dilemmas in the age of the smartphone. (The event begins at 6:30 p.m. in the Middle School Mezzanine. RSVP online.) Ana’s work, which is grounded in research and based on more than 15 years of working with students, offers practical solutions for students, parents, and educators as they navigate the ever-changing issues involving social networking and healthy child and teen development.
Ana will share advice from her latest book, Social Media Wellness: Helping Teens and Tweens Thrive in an Unbalanced Digital World. The book explores how the digital balancing act affects all aspects of our lives and personal wellness, and for students impacts academic abilities and social well-being as well as emotional and physical health.