Author Archives: kreiber

About kreiber

Media/Tech Specialist, loves middle school students, techy, reader, life-long learner who needs a place to keep all the great books she reads and wants to share with others and a proud mom!

Illegal to Give Your Kids Too Much Screen Time

Locker, Melissa.  “This Place Just Made It Illegal to Give Kids Too Much Screen Time.” Time. 26 Jan. 2015. Web. 17 May 2015. A great quote that starts off this article, “Excess screen time is now considered to be the … Continue reading

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Screen Time and Kids

“Screen Time and Children.” Medline Plus.  10 May 2013. Web. 17 May 2015. Defining screen time:  TV, computer, video games, phone.  While doing this you are physically inactive. Stats from this article: Children: 3 hours of TV, all types together … Continue reading

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Using Technology Mindfully in the Classroom

This was an interesting post by a classroom teacher turned administrator. “Finding a Mindful Balance with Technology.” The Mindful ClasTsroom. Blog. 21 October 2012. Web.  17 May 2015. This blog author is a teacher turned middle school administrator whose focus … Continue reading

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Using Technology Mindfully in the Classroom

This was an interesting post by a classroom teacher turned administrator. “Finding a Mindful Balance with Technology.” The Mindful ClasTsroom. Blog. 21 October 2012. Web.  17 May 2015. This blog author is a teacher turned middle school administrator whose focus … Continue reading

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Technology and Your Teaching Style

Gillis, Steve. “Finding a Balance Between Technology and Teaching Style in Your Classroom.” Classroom Technology Help. 2015. Blog. 26 April 2015. http://www.classroomtechnologyhelp.com/finding-a-balance-between-technology-and-teaching-style-in-your-classroom/ This was probably a good post to remind me that each teacher has to match their teaching style … Continue reading

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Technology and Teaching: Finding a Balance Article

Technology and Teaching:  Finding a Balance Marcinek, Andrew. “Technology and Teaching:  Finding a Balance.” Edutopia, 24 April 2015. Edutopia. Web. 26 April 2015. Andrew Marcinek is director of Technology and EducatorU.org out of Boston, MA. This article is focusing on … Continue reading

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Mental Well Being and Screen Use

Yang, Fei et. al. “Electronic Screen Use and Mental Well-Being of 10-12 Year Old Children.” European Journal of Public Health. 8 August 2012. Web. 31 March 2015. Study looking at screen time and mental well being in children 10-12. 62% of … Continue reading

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Reduce Screen Time

Experts say limited to two hours or less a day unless it is work or homework related–interesting! From the Kaiser Foundation In 8-18 year olds: 28% parents set-TV watching rules 30% video game usage 36% rules about computer usage When … Continue reading

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Take A Break from Technology

This was a podcast to school leaders on how they can help their teachers and ultimately their students when it comes to finding the balance. Here is the podcast:Education Leaders Overwhelmed by Technology Heart to heart conversations on leadership.  How … Continue reading

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Screen Time Encouraged?

Sadlier, Samantha. “Balanced Technology Use, Screen Time Encouraged for Children.” The Spectrum. A Gannett Company. 5 Feb. 2015. Web.  23 March 2015. This article was written by two parents.  They have looked at the APA guidelines and agree that there should be … Continue reading

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