AGE 5–6Icon UkUk Lesson Plan

Pause for People (UK)

How do you say goodbye to technology when you don't want to?

Whether it's watching TV or playing on a tablet, using tech can be super fun! Often, children find it hard to transition from an online activity to an offline one.

Teach your learners a simple routine for how to manage those inevitable digital interruptions that are part of everyone's lives in the digital age.

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Learning Objectives:
  • Learn why it's important to be aware and respectful of people while using devices.
  • Learn the "Pause! Breathe! Finish Up!" routine as a self-regulation strategy for transitioning from technology to face-to-face interactions.
Key Vocabulary: device  ·  frustrated  ·  pause
an electronic piece of equipment like a phone, tablet, or laptop
feeling annoyed
to stop what you're doing or saying
Media Balance & Well-Being

Lesson Plan

30 mins.

What You'll Need

Classroom resources

Take-home resources

  • Family Activity
  • Family Tips