Elias and his family moved from the
U.S. to the U.A.E.
Image by: Ricardo L. Nesmith
http://www.flickr.com/photos/57071639@N00/311082285/
Because the U.S. school system
is far behind.
http://www.flickr.com/photos/47581364@N00/337429353/
American children are at an
Developmental Disadvantage
because....
http://www.flickr.com/photos/71325969@N00/2234720298/
1.) Americans are babying their children
which leads to...
Problems in adulthood
http://www.flickr.com/photos/13180226@N06/3685178495/
25%
25%
50%
Kids with a phone
Preschoolers with T.V.
Children without T.V.
Based on a study done by Dr. Kindlon
2.) We rely on technology too much
http://www.flickr.com/photos/36266791@N00/2986303105/
Technology has replaced the human interaction
http://www.flickr.com/photos/35034350889@N01/4488250788/
68% of children under 2
watch on screen media
everyday which
interferes with....
http://www.flickr.com/photos/46511298@N00/...
Child-parent bonding and
http://www.flickr.com/photos/57519914@N00/954701212/
Deep connection and they are....
http://www.flickr.com/photos/11248435@N04/9907581715/
Text
Missing out on being a kid
http://www.flickr.com/photos/11248435@N04/8575078563/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/19518517@N00/3278616743/
3.) We are behind on education
The U.S. ranks behind 16 different economies in literacy
http://www.flickr.com/photos/57280691@N02/5843577306/
Blaming are our values instead of fixing the problem
http://www.flickr.com/photos/10934572@N00/3202963823/
Parents should be held accountable
http://www.flickr.com/photos/63612557@N00/2998164401/
U.S. Economy
future is at
risk.
http://www.flickr.com/photos/95572727@N00/456398100/
Where do we go from here?
http://www.flickr.com/photos/50451886@N00/3534516458/
According to a survey we agreed child development
and education needs to improve.
How are we going to fix this? You have the solution!
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I recently did a live presentation on how American children are at a developmental disadvantage. This is because parents baby their children, we rely on technology too much and because we are behind in education. Enjoy and give me some feedback!

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American children are at a development disadvantage.

  1. 1. Elias and his family moved from the U.S. to the U.A.E. Image by: Ricardo L. Nesmith
  2. 2. http://www.flickr.com/photos/57071639@N00/311082285/ Because the U.S. school system is far behind.
  3. 3. http://www.flickr.com/photos/47581364@N00/337429353/ American children are at an Developmental Disadvantage because....
  4. 4. http://www.flickr.com/photos/71325969@N00/2234720298/ 1.) Americans are babying their children which leads to...
  5. 5. Problems in adulthood http://www.flickr.com/photos/13180226@N06/3685178495/
  6. 6. 25% 25% 50% Kids with a phone Preschoolers with T.V. Children without T.V. Based on a study done by Dr. Kindlon
  7. 7. 2.) We rely on technology too much http://www.flickr.com/photos/36266791@N00/2986303105/
  8. 8. Technology has replaced the human interaction http://www.flickr.com/photos/35034350889@N01/4488250788/
  9. 9. 68% of children under 2 watch on screen media everyday which interferes with.... http://www.flickr.com/photos/46511298@N00/4316740454/
  10. 10. Child-parent bonding and http://www.flickr.com/photos/57519914@N00/954701212/
  11. 11. Deep connection and they are.... http://www.flickr.com/photos/11248435@N04/9907581715/
  12. 12. Text Missing out on being a kid http://www.flickr.com/photos/11248435@N04/8575078563/
  13. 13. http://www.flickr.com/photos/19518517@N00/3278616743/ 3.) We are behind on education
  14. 14. The U.S. ranks behind 16 different economies in literacy http://www.flickr.com/photos/57280691@N02/5843577306/
  15. 15. Blaming are our values instead of fixing the problem http://www.flickr.com/photos/10934572@N00/3202963823/
  16. 16. Parents should be held accountable http://www.flickr.com/photos/63612557@N00/2998164401/
  17. 17. U.S. Economy future is at risk. http://www.flickr.com/photos/95572727@N00/456398100/
  18. 18. Where do we go from here? http://www.flickr.com/photos/50451886@N00/3534516458/
  19. 19. According to a survey we agreed child development and education needs to improve.
  20. 20. How are we going to fix this? You have the solution!

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