ScreenStrong Families

Why Screens Are Failing Students and Frustrating Teachers with Matt Miles (#61)

August 04, 2021 Matt Miles
ScreenStrong Families
Why Screens Are Failing Students and Frustrating Teachers with Matt Miles (#61)
Show Notes

Melanie is joined by Matt Miles, a teacher and co-author of Screen Schooled: Two Veteran Teachers Expose How Technology Overuse Is Making Our Kids Dumber. Matt is a passionate educator and advocate for his students. In this interview, he gives a teacher's perspective on virtual learning during the Covid pandemic and the negative outcomes that educators, parents, and students are facing. With his uniquely bold convictions, Matt Miles talks about the counterproductive nature of "ed tech," the social anxiety that screens perpetuate in students, and tips for parents to communicate with educators regarding screen use in the classroom. 

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Host: Melanie Hempe
Producer & Editor: Olivia Kernekin