Screen Time Versus Old-School Learning

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Screen Time Versus Old-School Learning


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"No more screen time!" Many frustrated parents have issued that edict to kids who all-too-frequently have their noses buried in the screen of a digital device! This episode talks to education experts to set the record straight: In terms of learning impacts, when does a screen work best, and when should kids be engaged in alternative forms of interactions, such as textbooks, human, and hands-on projects? 

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Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 6
6.2.1) Examine how family and peers influence the health of adolescents.

Examples: inactivity, fast food consumption

a. List personal family guidelines and rules that enhance health.

b. List peer situations that enhance health.

Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 7
7.2.1) Describe how family values and behaviors influence the health of adolescents.

Examples: eating family meals daily, participating in physical activity, practicing open communication

Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 8
8.2.3) Analyze the influences of technology on personal and family health.

Examples: screen time, video game addictions, activity trackers, diabetes monitor, heart monitor, fitness assessment tools

Tags: healthy family, screen time
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Author: Michelle Frye