This topic explores how to keep a good balance with screen time, including digital tools and techniques that can support study. The Digital Balance resource pack can be downloaded below. It is also a core topic in both the Digital Discernment and Digital Identity face-to-face workshops.
In today’s world, students need discernment in consuming online media, such as fake news and social media posts; and opportunities to practice problem solving with each other through dealing with real situations related to social media use and relationships.
Prepare students to be work ready with a healthy tech balance. Create a healthy and respectable personal brand.
It’s important to know the skills of creating strong passwords, enabling privacy settings on social media, and understanding just how easily and far things can spread when shared on the internet.
Learn the importance of being authentically oneself online with friends and the world, through the exploration of relationships and cyber bullying in compelling scenarios. It’s important to practice discernment in the lack of authenticity in celebrity social media accounts and their intent, and explore how social media can be used to enhance your digital identity.
A small table and screen for the projector
Paper and a pen/pencil