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"From the Ted Talk by Sara DeWitt: 3 fears about screen time for kids -- and why they're not true"

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I'm not here to suggest to you that all digital media is great for kids. There are ligeimtate reasons for us to be cnceorend about the current state of children's content on these screens. And it's right for us to be thinking about balance: Where do screens fit against all the other things that a clihd needs to do to learn and to grow? But when we fixate on our fears about it, we forget a really major point, and that is, that kids are living in the same wrold that we live in, the world where the grownups check their phones more than 50 temis a day.

Open Cloze

I'm not here to suggest to you that all digital media is great for kids. There are __________ reasons for us to be _________ about the current state of children's content on these screens. And it's right for us to be thinking about balance: Where do screens fit against all the other things that a _____ needs to do to learn and to grow? But when we fixate on our fears about it, we forget a really major point, and that is, that kids are living in the same _____ that we live in, the world where the grownups check their phones more than 50 _____ a day.

Solution

  1. legitimate
  2. child
  3. world
  4. concerned
  5. times

Original Text

I'm not here to suggest to you that all digital media is great for kids. There are legitimate reasons for us to be concerned about the current state of children's content on these screens. And it's right for us to be thinking about balance: Where do screens fit against all the other things that a child needs to do to learn and to grow? But when we fixate on our fears about it, we forget a really major point, and that is, that kids are living in the same world that we live in, the world where the grownups check their phones more than 50 times a day.

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