by Rita Price | The Columbus Dispatch | April 3, 2009

Many parents believe that educational videos will make their young children smarter. CMCH Director, Dr. Michael Rich, argues that young children learn through face-to-face interaction, by manipulating their physical environment, or through open-ended problem-solving, not by sitting in front of a TV screen.

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American Academy of Pediatrics recommends no screen media for children under age two and until children are older, Dr. Rich suggests parents to let young children engage in simple activities such as banging on pots and pans.


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