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Parents often feel they face an uphill battle with their kids. There's always enough time for TV, video games, and internet browsing, and never enough time for homework and studying. We believe the solution to this dilemma is in making kids' play time compatible with study time.

Below are some articles and resources to help parents create more learning experiences for their kids through the use of media literacy.

Early childhood media literacy education from UnderstandMedia.com - An article that asks the question "how soon should kids be learning about media literacy?"

Media Guide from JustThink.org - A list of ways to help kids learn about media while at home. This is a good starting point for parents trying to find ways to incorporate media literacy outside of the classroom.

How children are taught to be consumers from UnderstandMedia.com - Details the process in which the media teaches children to buy.

MySpace: A kid's hangout, a parent's nightmare? from UnderstandMedia.com - Are MySpace and other sites like it safe or dangerous for kids?