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Screen-Free Week

It’s Screen-Free Week! Families, schools and communities are invited to put away entertainment screens for seven days. The focus is not on doing without – it’s on what you can do instead. Reading and outdoor activities can replace screen entertainment for the whole family. And, Device Free Dinners are always a good idea. Get more… Read more

Screen-Free Week

Today is the start of Screen-Free Week!  Children, families, schools and communities are encouraged to unplug from digital entertainment and spend free time playing, reading, daydreaming, creating, exploring, and connecting with family and friends. Looking for ideas to help children go screen-free? Here are some resources: 7 Parent-Tested Tips to Unplug and Play 101 Screen-Free… Read more

Device Free Dinner

A little Friday fun as we get closer to Family Literacy Week – Many of the benefits of eating together are better if it’s a screen-free meal. Here’s a series of videos with Will Ferrell showing what not to do at the dinner table. For common sense tips and tools for eating together without phones,… Read more

Screen-Free Week

It’s Screen-Free Week from May 1st to 7th. It’s a time to unplug from digital entertainment. Instead of watching TV, surfing the web, or playing with apps and video games, take time to read, play, think, create, get active, and spend more time with family and friends.   Looking for ideas on how to celebrate?… Read more

Tech Timeout

Have you heard of the Tech Timeout Academic Challenge? This school program challenges students to shut down their digital devices for three days. Read What Happens When Teens Try to Disconnect From Tech for Three Days to see what one school experienced.