What is the importance of ‘unplugging’ from social media and technology?
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The way kids play and socialize today is very different from previous generations, thanks in large part to all the tech devices they are constantly connected to every day. When kids get together, they may play video games or Instagram or watch a favorite show on a tablet. Letting kids use technology with limits can be achieved if you keep some of these key tips in mind: Do not put a TV in your child’s room. Having a TV in the bedroom has been linked to a number of problems including lower test scores, sleeping problems, and obesity.
8 . And studies show that we are better for it. Here are 5 reasons why I unplug from technology: 1. Productivity & Creativity. Living in the digital age, we are seriously over stimulating ourselves. According to a study by the Telegraph in 2011, we get the equivalent of 200 newspapers of information every day.
It gets power from an energy source, which is electricity, harnessed from our environment. Tech is practically useless without that vital energy source. It is inevitable that one day anyone can be cut off from technology as simple as a snap of a finger due to power loss and power outages. Digital detox is when you unplug from technology you turn your gadgets off for a certain period so that you can reconnect with your life and the people around you.
Here are five reasons to. Overuse of technology has shown to increase your risk for mental illness and sleep problems, can lead to increased eye strain and stress and can worsen Attention Deficit Disorder symptoms and brain fog. It takes practice and motivation.
When you try to get away from social media, there’s a high chance you might suffer from certain withdrawal symptoms. That’s because most of us feel like being behind a smartphone is a form of comfort. More to that, a lot of our social lives rotate around social media platforms. It is an irrefutable fact that all the digital devices are responsible for ruining childhood providing not used in a controlled manner. Apart from neck pain, arm pain, and headaches, such devices.
The kids will subconsciously follow you. The random design of outdoor activities should get them to subconsciously unplug from technology gadgets soon enough. There are no hard and fast rules on how often you can do this, but the more days you do it, the better. There are several big benefits of unplugging from technology and devices for teachers and kids.
Learn what they are and how you can find more device-free time in your day. Students who spend less time on tech are better at reading emotions, staying mindful, and so much more.
List of related literature:
|from Defiant Children: A Clinician’s Manual for Assessment and Parent Training|
|from Tech Generation: Raising Balanced Kids in a Hyper-Connected World|
|from Free-Range Kids, How to Raise Safe, Self-Reliant Children (Without Going Nuts with Worry)|
|from Media And Society: Critical Perspectives|
|from Maternal Child Nursing Care in Canada E-Book|
|from Smart on Crime|
|from Education on Digital Cultural and Social Media|
|from The Oxford Handbook of Cyberpsychology|
|from Cyber Bullying: Bullying in the Digital Age|
|from Play from Birth to Twelve and Beyond: Contexts, Perspectives, and Meanings|