Reward or incentive plans for children can be a great tool for teachers and parents. In fact, we have over one hundred free behavior charts for this purpose on our site. In recent years, typical rewards, and also punishments, have been supplemented by a new factor: extra screen time or withholding of screen time.
“If you finish your breakfast you may play with your tablet. ”
“You hit your little brother. You can’t watch videos on my phone today.”
Resarchers say there is a real downside to this specific approach to parenting (potential undesirable electromagnetic exposure aside). They advise it is best to avoid the practice. Learn why.