Help your children thrive and avoid the "COVID slide" by setting them up for focused and engaged learning at home. Yes, it is possible to bring the energy and enthusiasm of the classroom into your living room through your child's computer screen. With techniques endorsed by educators nationwide, The Upside of Digital Devices is a comprehensive guide for parents, teachers, and home-schoolers. It shares quick exercises, techniques, and tips that have been PROVEN to boost focus and learning within 60 seconds. By engaging both the brain and the body, the ideas and activities in the book help children of every age to develop the skills they need to succeed in e-learning. E-Learning expert and author Nicole Dreiske is the founder and director of the International Children's Media Center, a non-profit pioneer in transforming the way kids view, use, and engage electronic screens for positive learning outcomes. She will help you discover:
Brain/body exercises and articulation activities that instantly boost energy, self-regulation and concentration.
Handplay movements to keep kids calm and focused.
Tips to instill children with empathy, patience, and compassion while viewing digital media.
Evidence-based activities that channel students’ energy into positive learning outcomes.
Fun ways to improve literacy, vocabulary, and critical thinking. And more!
Nicole Dreiske is an education innovator whose techniques for accelerated learning have reached 500,000 children and 3600 educators nationwide. Her TEDx Chicago talk premieres September 2020. In The Upside of Digital Devices, recipient of The National Parenting Center's Seal of Approval, Nicole provides parents with simple, practical instructions and a variety of tools for creating critical thinking skills and mindful viewing habits that can transform the way their children use technology throughout their lives.
Publisher: Health Communications Inc (May 1, 2018)