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Teaching To improve digital well-being, put your phone down and talk to people

To improve digital well-being, put your phone down and talk to people

Apple and Google recently announced features in their forthcoming mobile operating systems designed to “reduce interruptions and manage screen time.” Android and iOS users alike will soon be able to guard their sleep against digital temptations, easily activate “Do Not Disturb” mode when needed, and get prompted to stop when they have used their favorite apps beyond a personally chosen time limit.

Kostadin Kushlev, Assistant Professor of Psychology, Georgetown University
The Conversation

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

Do you need to protect family and social time from digital disturbances?
STANDARDS:
RI.2 - Main Ideas, RI.8 - Evaluate Argument

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2,3
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