A Grade 4 Media Balance Workshop Grade 4 visited the library this week for a workshop on media balance. It was wonderful to have such meaningful and honest conversation with our students about their screen time and their feelings as they relate to their online lives. Here is the slideshow!
Considerations for Parents If you are the parent of an elementary aged student there is a pretty good chance your kids are on Roblox. Roblox is an online game or app in which players from around the world converge in different games that are created by its own users or professional game development groups. Some … Continue reading Reflecting on Roblox
Lower Grades Digital Citizenship First, let’s read Unplugged by Steve Antony So how do you use your time? Everyone is going to get a sheet of paper and on one side you are going to write down all of the things you do plugged in (online) and on the other side, all of the things … Continue reading Let’s Get Unplugged
By now you are all amazing digital citizens when you’re online; you protect your private information, you don’t post mean comments on other people’s blogs, photos, or videos. You are careful about the websites you visit and you balance your time online. Now let me ask you this… Do you remember to be a good … Continue reading Remembering to be a Digital Citizen While Gaming
For this lesson you are playing a short online game. You will need to play on a laptop or computer. It won’t work on a tablet or device. So if that isn’t possible, just read through the rest of this post. Play the Twalkers Game: Click Here! This game teaches us when is the right time … Continue reading Media Balance and Keeping Your Focus
I met with Grade 5 on Monday for a workshop about finding media balance. They are only a few months away from middle school, and when that starts, a big part of the social life of a tween moves online. But how much time they devote to social media, video games, and youtube, should really … Continue reading Helping Students Find a Healthy Tech and Life Balance