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Arrowsmith School Toronto is hosting an evening of learning about the effects of digital devices on mental wellness with Matthew Johnson. Please join us as we gather together to understand how digital stress can impact learning.

Matthew will discuss how being connected to devices can have a negative impact on mental wellness. Based on recommendations from the Canadian Pediatric Society’s Digital Health Task Force, this presentation will cover how to get a good start by managing young children’s screen use, how to help older kids get the positive benefits of networked devices while avoiding their drawbacks, and how to teach teenagers to manage the digital stress that comes with their connected lives.

Timothy Eaton Memorial Church

230 St. Clair Ave. West, Room 107

Date: Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Time: 7:00pm to 9:00pm

About Matthew Johnson

As Director of Education for MediaSmarts, Canada’s center for digital and media literacy, Matthew Johnson develops resources for educators, parents and students as well as being closely involved in all of MediaSmarts’ research projects including Young Canadians’ Experiences with Electronic Bullying and Non-Consensual Sharing of Sexts: Behaviours and Attitudes of Canadian Youth. He has presented on topics as diverse as cyberbullying, body image and online hate to parliamentary committees, academic conferences and governments and organizations around the world and has served as on expert panels convened by the Canadian Pediatric Society, the Sex Information and Education Council of Canada and others, and is also an award-winning writer of novels, short stories, stage plays and radio and television scripts. 

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