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Thriving during COVID-19: Recommended Resources for Healthy Tech Use in Quarantine

Advice for supporting children through the COVID-19 pandemic is coming at parents and caregivers a mile a minute, adding even more to the stress and overwhelm of life in quarantine. With so many fact sheets, articles, and toolkits out there, it can be hard to figure out which ones are actually worth a look. So, we sorted it for you!

We’ve selected the very best COVID-19 resources for parents and caregivers who are looking for some guidance on tech use in quarantine. Whether you’re concerned about screen time, or you want to advocate against more edtech in your child’s online classroom, we’ve got you covered.

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Advocate against edtech overuse

Educational technology, or edtech, is spreading like wildfire in classrooms across the US thanks to Big Tech marketing campaigns that target underfunded schools. But there’s no evidence that shows more in-school screen time and digital device use actually contributes to learning outcomes. In reality, edtech contributes to classroom distractions, the deprofessionalization of teaching, and privacy concerns about student data.

Parents and educators across the US are fighting back against edtech overuse and advocating for the screen-free class time that all students need and deserve. And with the Screens in Schools Action Kit, you can join them.

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