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SXSW EDU 2018

Screen Time: Is it All the Same?

As computers and tablets become the norm in classrooms, there’s a lot of hype surrounding the amount of screen time for children. The American Academy of Pediatrics updated their recommendations on screen time to exclude productive screen time, such as online homework. But what makes some screen time okay? How do parents and teachers distinguish between screen time for entertainment and screen time for education? Join us for a discussion on what makes for “good” screen time.

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  1. With the rise in “play to learn” educational tools, learn how to spot “good screen time.”
  2. Discuss how you can ensure screen time is both educational and engaging for students.
  3. Understand the implications of the increase in screen use in classrooms, both short- and long-term.

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Nicole Harburger, COO, Whiteboard Advisors

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