The Hurried Child in a Digital World: Dr. David Elkind

April 5, 2008

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Technology's impact on the growth and development of young children featuring David Elkind. A video program for adults, especially parents, educators, childcare providers and grandparents. Dr. David Elkind is an author and child psychologist and Professor Emeritus at Tufts University. His groundbreaking book, The Hurried Child, was recently reissued in a special 25th Anniversary Edition. This book offers parents and educators advice for encouraging healthy development in a world dominated by the Internet, cell phones and television while protecting the joy and freedom of childhood. Dr. Elkind is also the author of The Power of Play: Learning What Comes Naturally, in which he stresses the importance of imaginative play in preparing children for academic and social success.