Screens from the screenagers project platform

THE
SCREENAGERS
PROJECT

Get unlimited access to our movies, a new curriculum & lesson plans, exclusive content and more with our brand new platform designed for schools.

FROM THE
FILMMAKER

Delaney Ruston, M.D.

When we released the first Screenagers movie, I couldn’t have imagined the impact it would make. Our movies have been seen by over 5 million people in more than 10,000 communities around the world.

To this day, our website — filled with the resources, blogs and podcasts we've built and updated over the course of 6 years — continues to receive millions of visitors annually.

It is deeply humbling to have been trusted to offer support to so many families over the years, which is why I am so pleased to introduce “The Screenagers Project”.

This new platform is designed for schools and brings together all of our movies and resources for unlimited use in the classroom — along with a brand new curriculum & lesson plans, resources for educators and a lot more.  

THE SCREENAGERS
PROJECT

WHAT IS IT?

The Screenagers Project is our brand new membership platform.

With academic year memberships, schools can enjoy unlimited, on-demand access to our movies, for use in the classroom, along with the option to run public screenings of the movies for their communities (e.g. Parents Nights).

We have developed an extensive new curriculum with lesson plans for educators to use in their classrooms. Each lesson plan is tailored to a specific age group and builds on the themes of the movies.

Independently aligned with CASEL® SEL Competencies and informed by the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) Standards Framework for Learners, this curriculum supports your existing social emotional learning and digital citizenship programs.

Members will also have access to a range of additional resources exclusive to The Screenagers Project, designed to support educators and their communities.

Movies page from the screenagers project
news page from the screenagers project

OUR MOVIES

Screenagers: growing up in the digital age

The average kid spends many hours a day looking at screens for entertainment. Filmmaker and physician Delaney Ruston wondered about the impact of all this screen time on kids and the friction from it in homes and schools. Delaney probes into the vulnerable corners of family life, including her own, to explore struggles over social media, video games, academics and internet addiction.

Through poignant and unexpectedly funny stories, along with surprising insights from authors, psychologists and brain scientists, Screenagers: Growing Up in the Digital Age reveals how tech time impacts kids’ development and offers solutions on how to best empower kids to navigate the digital world and find balance.

Screenagers next chapter: Addressing Mental Health in the digital Age

Screenagers Next Chapter is a deep dive into teen stress, anxiety and depression in the digital age. Dr. Delaney Ruston includes her own parenting journey once again, this time searching for ways to help her daughter through depression.

The movie weaves together personal stories and pairs them with evidence-based practices from the top researchers, psychologists, psychiatrists, pediatricians and educators. The movie focuses on how to empower teens to overcome mental health challenges and build emotional agility and stress resilience.

MEMBER BENEFITS

OUR MOVIES

Unlimited, on-demand access to the Screenagers movies for internal school use — e.g. in classrooms and among the faculty and staff.

Original and Classroom edits of the movies — with classroom editions edited to fit with standard lesson lengths.

Movies page from the screenagers project

CURRICULUM

Access to our new, extensive curriculum and lesson plans, which allow students to dive deeper into the content of each film.
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Different versions of all lesson plans to suit different grade levels: Elementary (4-5), Middle (6-8) and High (9-12).
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“Turnkey” design — lessons are all ready to go with guidance, activities, discussion points and more.

EXAMPLE LESSON PLAN
lesson plan example

COMMUNITY
SCREENING

Membership options include the right to host "In-Person", public screenings of our movies for community members (e.g. Parents Nights), as often as you'd like.
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Members can also access a discounted rate for running an "Online Community Screening" event with us, inviting up to 300 guests to view the movie on-demand, or watch together in an online webinar event we run for you.
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Self-host your event, using the facilitator guides and marketing packs included.

School auditorium watching a screening of the screenagers movie

ADDITIONAL MEMBER BENEFITS

New Content

Regular new video content for members like “Ask An Expert” where our expert team answers your questions.

Preview Content

RESOURCES

Access to the full range of Screenagers resources, related to the themes explored in our movies and our extensive library of "Screenagers Bites" - Never before seen videos with advice and insight from the experts in our movies.

parents

A page of curated news, resources and content for you to share with parent communities.

PODCAST

Access to the Screenagers Educators' Podcast where Delaney and special guests address topics relevant to educators and schools grappling with the digital age.

BOOK

Discounts on copies of Dr. Delaney Ruston's book, “Parenting In The Screen Age," along with invites to our online book club sessions for members.

NEWS FEED

Curated news feed on the latest news, research and information relevant to the themes of our movies.

TIMELINE

Now

Register Interest

Schools are invited to register their interest at this stage to receive more information on The Screenagers Project, pricing and availability.

Please note, we have created this platform with Schools in mind or those who work with Schools / Youth (e.g. Youth Advocacy Groups, Coalitions and other similar institutions).

If you are inquiring on an individual basis (e.g. Parents, Professionals, Advocates etc.), we really appreciate your interest, and ask if you can to also refer us to a suitable institution who may benefit from membership to The Screenagers Project.

Late September, 2022

Public Launch

The Screenagers Project will publicly launch in late September when we look forward to welcoming new members to the platform.

Early 2023

Third Movie Launch
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Our new movie, Screenagers Under the Influence will be released in the first half of 2023. In this movie, Delaney explores the challenges of vaping, drugs and alcohol faced by youth in the digital age.

Screenagers Under the Influence will be available through The Screenagers Project on the same day as the public release.

REGISTER

Why Register Now?
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We are very pleased to introduce The Screenagers Project to you. We invite you to register your interest with us and we we send you further information on the platform and pricing.

As a small and dedicated team, being better informed of your interest levels will greatly help our planning for launch.

Membership to the Screenagers Project is offered on a "one school per membership" basis. If you are interested in membership for multiple schools (e.g. School Districts) please also register below to receive more detail on price and available discounts.

REGISTER YOUR
INTEREST

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