digital use in school- health safety and learning
Increased computer use in our schools is diminishing to our children on multiple levels. Not only are there the physical effects - eye problems, headaches, irritability, anxiety and obesity to mention just a few serious issues but some do not learn with digital use.
Children need people interaction, one on one, groups instruction and outside physical activity to maximize their learning. Many children are falling behind scholastically and on major skills such as hand writing, reading from a book and much needed social skills.
Our technology has changed, but our children's need for experiential learning and trusting relationships will never change. Has worked well in the past