Problem: We all know too much screen time for kids is bad. But screens have invaded every inch of children's lives--from the classroom to the home to the car to the checkout line at the grocery store. Time spent glued to a screen is time NOT interacting with others or the real world around them. (Of course, we don't have this problem ourselves...)
Solution: Next week is National Screen-Free Week. Thousands of schools are participating in the effort to turn off the electronics...for one whole week. It may feel like a year...but by Friday maybe we will all be weaned a bit from our screens.
We needed accountability and rewards for the kids to make this event succeessful. So we created "Screen-Free" Brag Tags to celebrate each day our students go without their devices and an activity log to track what kids do with their "found" hours.
Results: Results aren't in yet, but we hope our students gain three objectives:
1) Recognize how much time is sucked away by meaningless screen time.
2) Recognize that most screen time is meaningless!
3) Find that the real world is more fun, more interactive, and more meaningful than any virtual world out there...no matter how good the graphics.
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