POWER-OFF – TIPS AND INFO
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Tips to reduce screentime
“The Village Effect: How Face-to-Face Contact Can Make us Healthier, Happier, and Smarter.” – an interview with author, Susan Pinker.
Teens are spending more time consuming media, on mobile devices: Today’s teens spend more than 71 / 2 hours a day consuming media — watching TV, listening to music, surfing the Web, social networking, and playing video games, according to a 2010 study of 8- to 18-year-olds conducted by the Kaiser Family Foundation.
TECHNOLOGY IN THE CLASSROOM
Ed Tech Guide for Parents
Glossary of Ed Tech Terms
Silicon Valley school with no electronics: Those who endorse this approach say computers inhibit creative thinking, movement, human interaction and attention spans.
Can students have too much tech: Touches on the issue of giving electronics to underprivileged children and the impact it has upon their education.