Site Title

National Institute on Media and the Family

 

URL   

http://www.mediafamily.org/index.shtml

 

ED Related Page(s)

Fact Sheet: “Media's Effect On Girls: Body Image And Gender Identity”

http://www.mediafamily.org/facts/facts_mediaeffect.shtml

 

 

Publication Year

2009

Content Description:

 

“The Institute is the country’s leading source for research about the impact of media on bullying, youth violence, school performance, obesity and other child health and development issues.”

 

The Institute operates 3 educational programs that are of interest

 

Switch a program designed to help kids switch down screen time and switch up fruits and vegetables!

 

Say Yes to No

http://sayyestono.org/

 

and, through-u (Families Become Mediawise)

 

This is a step-by-step early childhood program providing resources and education to parents and providers about the impact of media on children’s health, behavior, pre-literacy skills, and school readiness.

 

 

On the National Institute on Media and the Family’s site, the following articles and resources are of interest:

 

Fact Sheet: “Media's Effect On Girls: Body Image And Gender Identity”

http://www.mediafamily.org/facts/facts_mediaeffect.shtml

 

On this page:

  • Did You Know?
  • Media’s Affect on Body Image
  • Media’s Effect on Gender Identity
  • Sources

 

 

Media and Body Image Resource Links Include:

 

Audience

Parents/Caregivers, Families

 

Language(s)

English

 

Author Affiliations

National Institute on Media and the Family, with support from its founding sponsor, Fairview Health Services, has announced its plan to transition its programs—known for helping parents, teachers and caregivers foster self-discipline, decrease childhood obesity and manage screen-time to raise healthy, self-reliant children—to the Minneapolis-based, Search Institute.

 

http://www.search-institute.org/