How to Use Ed Tech to Eliminate Student Stress

It’s well-recognized that technology is both a tool and, sometimes, a distraction, especially in the classroom. It’s easy to blame this problem on smartphones, as more students bring them to school. But the reality is that even smartphones, when applied correctly, can improve learning. 

While it’s never good to have students playing games on a smartphone in the middle of a discussion, but there are ways to engage students through incorporating those devices. 5rIn fact, evidence suggests they can improve student experiences by lowering anxiety and creating a calm, safe environment. Anxiety-related disorders commonly affect young, school-age children, and General Anxiety Disorder affects 6.8 million adults, or 31 percent of the U.S. population each year.

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