Tag: The American Academy of Pediatrics

I am often asked, “how much screen-time would you suggest for a child?” This question usually comes to me after a presentation, and then I ask, “how much screen time have you had in the last hour?” I often get responses from 0-30 minutes, but then I point out that the presentation was on a screen … [Read more…]

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I have been an advocate of technology in education for a long time. But I have been an advocate of “people” for my entire career.   People > Technology The reason I bring this up is that I have seen a lot of pushback on the idea of “personalized learning” (this is a fascinating article … [Read more…]

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Thinking through writing… A question I always receive in workshops regarding the use of technology in the classroom is regarding the notion of “screen time”; what amount is too much (as you will never hear someone asking how much is sufficient!)? Recently, “The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)”, changed their recommendations on the amount of … [Read more…]

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