Tech in Schools: From Distraction to Win-Win

As technology advances into schools, and children grow up immersed in gadgets, apps, and social media, concerns about the implications of a high-tech environment on child development are becoming more urgent. With the pervasiveness of attention-seeking and addictive electronic devices, how can we maximize the benefits and convenience of technology while mitigating potential downsides? How can digital devices improve teaching and learning, and where we do we need to focus to make sure students get healthy, holistic, and rich learning in school?

Festival: 2018

Watch and Listen: Technology

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