The research is still out when it comes to exactly how screen time affects our health. But one area where we know it does is our sleep. Just having a device near us seems to change the way our brains work. Help students learn that being responsible with digital media means adjusting how we use it so it isn't unhealthy for our bodies or our brains.
Identify research trends related to the health impact of screen time.
Reflect on the nature of their own screen time and how it compares to that of parents and teens generally.
Identify specific steps to be taken and potential challenges to making their screen time more healthy.