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Jordan Shapiro, globally celebrated American childhood education expert, thought leader and author, joins Justin to discuss his new book, “The New Childhood: Raising Kids to Thrive in a Connected World.” Jordan talks about where the idea for this book comes from, the numerous ways children are consuming technology, why it’s important for parents to be engaged with their children about technology, some myths about social media usage, why he believes we need to give our kids more access to technology, the need for more informed conversations with your children and his appearance tomorrow for Chicago Ideas Week.

This is the podcast for Extension 720. The show originates from Chicago on WGN Radio and features newsmakers, tastemakers and trailblazers.  Hosted by award-winning broadcaster Justin Kaufmann, this talk show/audio magazine goes in-depth to help you better understand the city (and world) that you live in.