The Action Network supports the use of technology in the classroom as a tool for creativity, communication, and research. We reject the introduction of technology that results in displacing human interaction with screen interaction, usually with no true benefit for students. We believe that edtech should be used very sparingly in elementary school classrooms, if at all, and support a gradual increase in digital devices and computers as children move through middle and high school. We insist that school administrators articulate why children are using screens, and never have children use tablets or computers because it is trendy or fun, or to justify their investments in hardware.
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