On January 10, 2017, we will screen Screenagers
, the award-winning documentary by primary care physician and filmmaker Delaney Ruston.
The movie deals with screen time with children and teens, mental health and the friction occuring over social media, video games, academics, and internet addiction. Psychologists, aouthors, and scientists are interviewed regarding how tech time impacts kids' development.Dr. Daniel J. Siegel, UCLA Professor of Psychiatry,
Founding Co-Director of the Mindfulness Awareness Research Center, Executive Director of the Mindshight Institute, and author of three New York Times
bestselling books, The Whole-Brain Child, No-Drama Discipline,
will speak here on Thursday, February 23 at 7:00 p.m.New York Times "Your Money" columnist, finance expert, and instant New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestselling author of The Opposite of Spoiled Ron Lieber
presented “How, When and Why to Talk to Kids About Money” (whether they are 3 years old or teenagers!)
.Filmmaker, author, and ex-Wall Street lawyer Vicki Abeles
screened and answered questions about her new documentary "Beyond Measure
." Beyond Measure
is also a New York Times
bestseller exploring the positive aspects of what is possible in American education.