Media education means teaching your child to critically and consciously game, use the internet, read and watch TV.
The official description is:
Media education is that part of the education that aims to let children deal with media consciously and selectively
Many parenting questions are about the media use of children. The biggest challenge for parents is to find a good balance. In addition to digital media, there should also be time to play outside, exercise, read, get enough sleep, and talk and laugh. Just how can you support your children with this?
Choose Good apps, Games, and Websites
As an educator, you have an important role in the choice of media. Therefore choose high-quality and challenging games, apps, and YouTube videos. Our files on apps and games will help you further.
Introducing Media Education with the MediaDiamant
Many parenting questions from parents are about the media use of children. You want to guide your child well, but you don’t always know-how. The MediaDiamant is a handy guide with tips for parents to help children aged 0 to 18 grow up in a media-wise way.
The MediaDiamant consists of five sides that together form the most important parts of media education: Fun, Safe, Together, Content, and Balance. On each side, the MediaDiamant gives practical tips and information, and you are referred to websites where you can read more about it. In this way, parents can help their children to develop healthy media habits from an early age.
Media Ukkie Days
The Media Ukkie Days take place every year on media education for children aged 0-6 years. During this week, parents and (professional) educators will receive answers to specific questions about media education, such as: what are good apps, games, and videos for young children? Can you teach your child to stop the media on time? And how do you do that?
Media Uccle Days 2020 logoThe ninth edition of the Media Uccle Days took place from March 27 to April 3, 2020. You could follow https://medium.com/@playtime the campaign online from home. It is an unusual time and many young families are making more use of media. How can you deal with media in education in everyday and extraordinary times?
During the Media Uccle Days, seven recognizable questions about parenting with media were answered. You received tips and tools to work with your child in a fun and safe way with media.