Do you spend too much time on screen? How often do you use mobile devices? Computers? Television? Watch the video below from Tampa Bay Times Newspaper in Education to take some screen time to find out how screen time might affect you!
When you make a screen time decision, what are some other things you can do? If you choose to use the screen, what is something else you give up? That is your opportunity cost of screen time.
There are different ways to use screen time. Some screen time is a more valuable use of time. How are you using your screen? Are you consuming? Or are you using the screen to creatively produce something? How might your consuming or producing behaviors have positive or negative effects on others?
Create a poster or public service announcement to help younger children learn to use screen time wisely this summer.
SS.912.FL.2.2: Analyze situations in which when people consume goods and services, their consumption can have positive and negative effects on others.
Deborah Kozdras, Ph.D.