1- I can’t believe we made it 2 min. clip on why we should let kids be kids.
2- The Teen Brain 4:30 min. video by Dr. Ken C. Winters educates viewers on the vulnerability of the adolescent brain.
3- How Exercise Can Transform Our Schools 10 min. TED Talk by Dr. John Ratey psychiatrist, professor and author on the benefits of exercise on attention and learning.
4- Exercise Makes Kids Smarter 2 min. news clip profiling improved student performance and behavior with daily exercise.
5- Media and Young Children 16 min. TED Talk by pediatric researcher Dimitri Christakis on impact of technology on early child development.
6- Effects of Video Games on Blood Pressure and Heart Rate 37 min. video on Jane Pauley Show with Dr. David Walsh and gaming addict, including physical monitoring of a gamer (at 4:30 min).
1- Nature Rx Part 1 1:32 clip set in the world of a spoofed prescription drug commercial, Nature Rx offers a hearty dose of laughs and the outdoors - two timeless prescriptions for whatever ails you.
2- Nature Rx Part 2: Discover your dose of nature. 1:37 clip Nature Rx Part 2 continues the outdoor spoof fun with more disclaimer jokes and hilarious side-effects.
3- Nature Valley 3 Generations 3 min. clip by Nature Valley Canada on how play has changed over past 3 generations.
4- Kids in Nature Edit 3:40 video by Trip Jennings on impact of technology on child development with research quotes by AMA and AAP.
5- Play Again 2:30 min. film trailer on what happens when we remove children from nature.
1- "The Beginning of Life" 96 min. documentary depicting the importance of early attachment; available on Netflix.
2- "The mask that you live in" 110 min documentary exploring masculinity, a must see for all boys and men; available on Netflix.
3- "Just Breathe" 3:41 min. video to help kids deal with emotions.
4- The Other Letter 2:40 commercial by Ikea illustrating children expressing their preference for parents over devices.
5- All the time in the world 3 min. film trailer by Susan Cocker on combating building family purpose and cooperation.
6- Ten Steps Triple P: Positive Parenting Program 10 one minute video clips to improve family communication.
7- Gordon Neufeld on What Makes a Bully 1 hour 9 min. video by Gordon Neufeld, developmental psychologist discussing the bully syndrome in order to understand how bullies are made and unmade at the KMT Child Development and Community conference in Toronto.
Study on cellphone radiation and cancer in rats conducted by the National Toxicology Program (NTP) found one in 18 male rats exposed to cell phone radiation developed cancer.
1- A Message to Schools about Wireless 2:57 min. video discussing wireless in schools and the concerns about safety and undermining of learning at the deepest physiological levels.
2- Wireless Radiation Warning - Bill C648 2:30 min. video of Ontario MP Terrance Young presenting bill to Canadian parliament calling for wifi product warning.
3- Electromagnetic Radiation, Health and Children 2014 1 hour 10 min. video. Dr. Erica Mallery-Blythe highlights the health concerns regarding use of radiofrequency (Group 2b Carcinogen) communication devices in this concise summary.
4- The Science of Exposure - Wireless Radiation 7:25 min. video. Three science and medical professionals explain how the brain of a developing baby may be affected during pregnancy by exposure to wireless radiation emitted from cell phones and other wireless devices.
5- Dr. Magda Havas on wireless radiation 7:30 min. film on wireless radiation; what is it, how to detect it, and what to do about it.
6- Mobilize 2 min. film trailer of documentary on the harmful effects of wireless radiation from cell phones.
Join other Canadian parents taking action by emailing the Minister of Health and your local MP to have these standards updated to reflect this wireless world we live in. For more information, visit: http://momswhocare.ca/moms-who-care-launches-campaign/
For more information please see Wireless Radiation in Schools - Fact Sheet and Directives
1- Preventing video game addiction 6 min. video message to parents by Dr. Hilarie Cash, Director of reSTART Technology and Internet Addiction Center.
2- Infant Kid Crying for Mobile 2 min. video clip showing the origins of early addiction to devices.
3- China Web Junkies 7 min. documentary by New York Times about a Chinese boot-camp-style treatment center for young men "addicted" to the Internet.
4- No Time to Think 5 min. film trailer for documentary that explores our obsessions and addictions to devices.
5- Life 2.0 2:30 min. film trailer on adults addicted to Second Life.
1- Why internet gaming disorder is real 3 min. clip by Dr. Andrew Doan, MD, PhD.
2- Kids' Brains, Video Games, and Brain Development – Dr. Andrew Doan 22 min. presentation on the addictive quality of video games.
3- Violent Video Games and Child/Youth Aggression 9 min. interview with Dr. Andrew Doan on Taylor Baldwin Show regarding impact of violent video games on child and youth aggression.
4- Gaming Is the New Digital Drug 6:30 min. video by Dr. Andrew Doan contrasting the pro’s of moderate gaming vs. the con’s of over-gaming.
5- Is Minecraft Good for Your Child or is Gaming Causing Conflict? 1 hour video by Dr. Andrew Doan and Melanie Hempe regarding children and video games.
6- Real Strike 2 min. clip of man using app that turns tablets into guns.
7- Gamewashed 6 min. video by SOS Parents showing frontal lobe atrophy in children who use violent video games.
1- Look Up 5 min. video/poem by Gary Turk profiling the downside of social media.
2- Coca Cola Social Media Guard 2 min. clip on an innovative device to improve human connection.
3- Still Face Experiment 3 min. video depicting a baby’s experience when Mom is expressionless, like when she’s on her phone.
4- The Innovation of Loneliness 4:30 video by Shimi Cohen illustrates loneliness so beautifully, you will need to tell someone.
5- Autistic Like – Graham’s Story Film trailer of young boy diagnosed with autism, who didn’t have autism.
1- In the Same Room 3 min. song about stopping the use of psychotropic medication.
2- War on Kids – Pharmaceutical Drugs 18 min. film where professionals describe the harmful effects of dangerous psychotropic drugs being forced on children in the public schools and how wrong this practice is.
3- Psychiatric Drugs – Search warnings, studies and side effects 2 min. statistics on prevalent use of psychotropic medication.
4- Drugging Kids – Side Effects 2 min. video profiling statistics and consequences of medicating children.
5- Generation Rx 3:30 min. film trailer of movie about the consequences of over medication of today’s children and youth.
1- Rewiring our Brains 60 min. interview with Nicholas Carr author of “The Glass Cage” on use of educational technology in school settings.
2- Crash-N-Bump 2 minute video of sensory, motor, and attachment rich program Cris Rowan developed in a small community which services children ages 0-12 years.
3- Gym Rocks 2 minute video of core strength, motor coordination, and energy outlets for teens Cris Rowan developed, which could be in a home garage, school classroom, or community based setting.
4- Computers 'do not improve' pupil results 2:30 minute video from BBC - Investing heavily in school computers and classroom technology does not improve pupils' performance, says a global study from the OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development).
5- How to Escape Education’s Death Valley 20 min. TED Talk by Dr. Ken Robinson on 3 principles crucial for the human mind to flourish -- and how current education culture works against them.
6- War on Kids 3 min. film trailer shows how schools have failed in their mission to provide education by denying the most basic civil rights to youth.
7- Race to Nowhere 2 min. film trailer profiling how pushing students and teachers to the brink, is not a good thing.
1- The Great Porn Experiment – Gary Wilson 16 min. TED Talk asking whether our brains evolved to handle the hyperstimulation of today's Internet enticements, and discusses the disturbing symptoms showing up in some heavy Internet users (erectile dysfunction), the surprising reversal of those symptoms, and the science behind these 21st century phenomena.
2- The Demise of Guys – Phil Zombardo 5 min. TED Talk sharing some stats (lower graduation rates, greater worries about intimacy and relationships) and suggests a few reasons — fear of intimacy from porn overuse - and challenges the TED community to think about solutions.
1- What’s Your End Game – Winning in the Digital Age – Dr. Andrew Doan, Julie Doan RN, and Opel Singleton with Million Kids 1:35 hr profiling the connection between digital media (social/sexual networking, video games, pornography, and Trafficking in Persons.
2- Why I Stopped Watching Porn – Ran Gavreili 16 min. TED Talk on how to build a positive self-image in a world inundated by sexual imagery with negative connotations.
3- The Fight Against Sex Slavery – Sunitha Krishnan 12 min. TED Talk about rescuing women and children from sex slavery, a multimilion-dollar global market.
1- Parenting in the Social Age Infographic produced by Hilary Smith to help parents understand current trends, age restrictions, and the parental controls available to protect our highly connected teens. Click here to read more.