Be Positive Online: Balanced & Healthy
We use digital media for school, work, and play. "Media" use includes our phones, TVs, computers, consoles, tablets- anything with a screen.
It's important to understand how media usage affects us so we can learn how to use it in ways that are empowering and healthy. This page shares resources to learn strategies for feeling good physically and emotionally when we use technology, and to focus our attention.
Task: Click here to learn how to create a safe workspace to avoid strain and injury.
Task: Watch the video for your grade level below:
Technology use can affect how you feel.
Task: Watch the video for your grade level:
When you use technology, it can be distracting!
But you can learn ways to focus.
Task: Watch a video to learn strategies:
Task: Read to learn strategies:
Check for Understanding:
- How does using technology affect how you feel?
- How can you balance your technology use?
- What can you do to build your focus?