Screen Time: How Much Is Too Much?

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Title:

Screen Time: How Much Is Too Much?

URL:

https://www.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/screen-time-above-the-noise/screen-time-above-the-noise/

Content Source:

PBS
Type: Audio/Video

Overview:

Even by conservative estimates, the average American spends over 6 hours per day staring at a screen. That’s a lot of time. What does the scientific research say about it? Is it good or bad for us? This video comes with a facilitator guide and student handout that helps guide the discussion of this activity.

Content Standard(s):
Digital Literacy and Computer Science
DLIT (2018)
Grade: 6
R1) Identify, demonstrate, and apply personal safe use of digital devices.

Digital Literacy and Computer Science
DLIT (2018)
Grade: 7
R1) Identify, demonstrate, and apply personal safe use of digital devices.

Digital Literacy and Computer Science
DLIT (2018)
Grade: 8
R1) Identify, demonstrate, and apply personal safe use of digital devices.

Digital Literacy and Computer Science
DLIT (2018)
Grade: 9-12
R1) Identify, demonstrate, and apply personal safe use of digital devices.

Digital Literacy and Computer Science
DLIT (2018)
Grade: 9-12
11) Model and demonstrate behaviors that are safe, legal, and ethical while living, learning, and working in an interconnected digital world.

a. Recognize user tracking methods and hazards.

Examples: Cookies, WiFi packet sniffing.

b. Understand how to apply techniques to mitigate effects of user tracking methods.

c. Understand the ramifications of end-user license agreements and terms of service associated with granting rights to personal data and media to other entities.

d. Explain the relationship between online privacy and personal security.

Examples: Convenience and accessibility, data mining, digital marketing, online wallets, theft of personal information.

e. Identify physical, legal, and ethical consequences of inappropriate digital behaviors.

Examples: Cyberbullying/harassment, inappropriate sexual communications.

f. Explain strategies to lessen the impact of negative digital behaviors and assess when to apply them.

Tags: digital tools, internet, online, safe, screen time
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Author: Stephanie Carver