With ongoing concerns of the impact of screen time on personality, social skills, health and other factors. Are students losing heir ability to read human emotions? Is there such thing as too much technology? These days we spend more and more hours looking at a screen. Its recommended by American Academy of Paediatrics (AAP) that children under 2yrs have NO screen time and children between 3-18yrs have 2hrs or less per day. I for know, I spend a majority of the day on my laptop some days, so whats the implications for our students? This article reports on a range of research and perspectives on ‘screen time’.
Take a look at Jessica Packers recent blog post about the ‘joys of being a teacher’, sure to lighten the spirits.