Grade K

Media Balance Is Important

How do we find a happy balance between our online and offline activities?

Students consider the feelings of themselves and others when making decisions about when, where, and how much to use technology.

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Learning Objectives:
  • Know when and why to take breaks from device time.
  • Consider the feelings of people around them, even when engaged in fun online activities.
Key Vocabulary: balance  ·  device
having equal weight or importance of something
an electronic piece of equipment like a phone, tablet, or laptop
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This lesson meets standards for Common Core ELACASELAASLand ISTESee standards
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  • Video: Media Balance Is Important
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  • Poster: The Digital Citizens

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