Digital Equity and Screen Time
Lexia.com wrote about how digital equity can help close the gap between students of different socioeconomic statuses, but reminds parents and teachers its important to balance this benefit with healthy screen time. Check out out Robyn's tips for Lexia in the snippet below or read the full article here.
"At home, parents can reduce the amount of time their children spend on screens by encouraging other activities, such as sports or playing outside, creating art, playing board games, and listening to music. Rauc[s]h advises, “Teach kids about how screens make our brains and bodies tired and stressed. If you have the chance, suggest that kids be outside for at least an hour before they have any screen time.” Much of the harm done from too much screen time can be remedied with unstructured free time and access to nature, Rausch added."
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