I Googled what to do instead of screen time…

I hope to get one of my abandoned quilt projects completed before spring. The oldest, an applique quilt, has been in a box since 1993. […]

2020 New Year’s Resolutions: Writing it down so it will stick

Historically I haven’t followed through with my New Year’s resolutions. For example, I bought a gym membership one January and went to the gym exactly […]

Screen time is bad, unless it isnt

Screen time is bad, unless it isnt: A new study by the U.K.-based Oxford Internet Institute found...

Ed Tech News Roundup: Screen Time, Aesop’s Fables, and Fall Foliage

Howdy, folks! Welcome to another in a series of biweekly ed tech news roundups. We hope you enjoy this one, and if you have a […]

Ed Tech News Roundup: Screen Time, LEGO, and Enchiladas

Howdy, folks! Welcome to another in a series of biweekly ed tech news roundups. We hope you enjoy this one, and if you have a […]

Should Blue Light Glasses Be on Your Back-to-School Shopping List?

Companies that make the special lenses and some eye-doctors suggest blue light glasses are a good back-to-school purchase, but some experts are skeptical.

Are Students Spending Too Much Time on Mobile Devices During Class? Yes, Educators Say

Educators overwhelmingly said in a survey that their students are "multi-tasking" on devices during class and that it hurts learning.

Dark Learning? Why You Should Consider Adding A ‘Night Mode’ To Your LMS

The introduction of a “dark mode” on MoodleNet, Moodle LMS’ social network for educators, still in testing stage, reportedly became a team favorite. This has […]

Screen Reading Worse for Comprehension, Leads to Overconfidence, New Meta-analysis Concludes

Readers using screens perform worse and tend to think they're processing and understanding texts better than they actually are, according to a new review of […]

The Good and Bad of Screen Time

There have been a lot of stories in the news lately about the dangers of screen time. Everyone is talking about how kids today don’t […]

Mobile-First, Sound Design Choice, Also A Wise Humanitarian Approach To Learning

The lives of our students increasingly take place online. The transition is unstoppable and mobile phone will only accelerate it. Each new generation will be […]

In-Lecture Use Of Electronics On The Limelight And What It Means For Moodle

A year ago, Susan Dynarski, economics professor at the University of Michigan, decided to ban the use of non-specially formulated electronics during lectures. On an […]

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