My Media Use: A Personal Challenge
Most of us use a lot of digital media in our daily lives -- even when we don't realize it! Having a balance between online and offline time is important, but healthy media balance might look different for everyone. Help students create a personalized plan for healthy media use.
Warm Up: Taking Stock5 mins.
Analyze: My Media Use20 mins.
Evaluate: Creating Healthy Media Balance15 mins.
Ask students to brainstorm features they would like to see in a screen-time tracker app, such as tracking and locking features, the ability to count phone pickups, a way to evaluate feelings, etc. You could take it one step further and have students design a media-balance app, drawing a prototype.