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September, 2021

Calgary parents, school boards prepare for back to school amid rising COVID-19


Global News

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September, 2021

Screen time could lower children’s reading level, according to a new study.

CBS Newspath

August, 2021

Youth mental health crisis brewing

CP24 Toronto News

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June, 2021

Longitudinal Associations between Screen Use and Reading in Preschool Children

Pediatrics - Video Abstract

December, 2020

The Positives and Negatives of Screen Time During a Pandemic

Pandemic Parenting



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The Conversation Canada (Authors: McArthur, B., Racine, N., Madigan, S.) Child and youth mental health problems have doubled during COVID-19. Published August 9, 2021. Demonstration of Viewership and Reach: 8,091 views worldwide. 

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The Conversation Canada (Authors: McArthur, B., Madigan, S.) Coronovirus: 5 tips for navigating children’s screen time during social distancing. Published March 26, 2020. Demonstration of Viewership and Reach: 27,673 views worldwide.

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The UCalgary Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Blog (Author: McArthur, B.) Returning to School: Equity and Inclusion Considerations for Students and Teachers. Published September 10, 2021. 



CNN (August, 2021). Youth depression and anxiety doubled during the pandemic, new analysis finds.

Reuters (June, 2021). Early life screen time tied to less reading and more screen use at later ages.

Healthday (May, 2021). For Toddlers, More Time Watching Screens Mean Less Time Reading.

Discover magazine (May, 2021). Why Returning To Normal Can Trigger Anxiety.

The Calgary Harold. (December, 2020). Psychologist says children's short-term trauma from catching COVID-19 can be overcome.

The Calgary Harold (November 2020). Young Albertans facing mental health concerns amid pandemic and tougher restrictions.

Medpage Today (January, 2020). Toddlers’ Screen Time Tied to Inactivity in Later Childhood.

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