Parental Involvement with Video Games — Statistics:
BLUE HAT: Reflection
- Are your or are most parents aware of the ESRB Ratings?
- Would you say that most parents are aware of and use parental controls on video games? Were your parents aware?
- Do most parents place time limits on video game playing? Did yours when you were younger?
- Would you say that most parents are present when video games are purchased? What about when the games are played?
WHITE HAT: Facts
According to the ESA Essential Facts 2012:
- What percentage of parents are even aware of ESRB Ratings?
- What percentage of parents think ESRB Ratings are useful?
- What percentage of parents believe parental controls are useful?
- What percentage of parents place time limits on video game playing?
- What percentage of parents are present when games are purchased?
- What percentage of the time do children receive parental permission before purchasing or renting a game?
- What percentage of parents pay attention to the content of their children’s games?
RED HAT: Opinion
- Are the statisitics an accurate snapshot of what real parents are doing or thinking? What has been your experience?