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    Technology is an amazing addition to our daily lives. Most people carry their phones around all day with them to check Instagram, Snapchat, or Facebook and be connected. “Shut Down Your Screen Week” is a good idea which can lead to less distractions but it can also be very inconvenient to others. Life has evolved into a screen consumed world, but it is not always a bad thing. Some schools use technology such as iPads or computers to help kids understanding of content or to read and write. Social media is used to connect with other people from wherever in the world to talk and be with each other without being physically there. People use Google to get the information they want, without having to look it up in a book or ask a friend, which is efficient. It gathers information into a little device to help you in your everyday tasks. The Internet makes mankind think better, faster and stronger.…

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    The “shut down your screen week” proposal is a wise decision. Multiple schools rely on many technology based programs to notify students about their assignments that are due. While people heavily depend on technology to do their homework, we also need to learn how to organize ourselves without technology. Although having one week of school without technology might waste a lot of paper, it won’t last very long and we learn very important skills that we will need later in our lives. There are…

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    Should your school participate in the national “Shut Down Your Screen Week”? I say yes as this can help students become better thinkers in the classroom and any atmosphere as we are technically not thinking our phones and computers are thinking for us. How you ask because we primarily we our cell phones or computers to look up information and get answers and get answers that primarily know or have learned. Shutting down our screen will help students become more engaged and force us to actually…

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    There has been much discussion on whether our school should take part in “Shut Down Your Screen Week.” While contemplating if this is a good idea or not it is important to take into consideration all the pros and cons of the situation. No great decision is made without going through all of the deciding factors that go into deciding if we should or should not take part in this. First, we are going to go over the good things that technology has provided for us. “Because of cellphones and social…

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    “Shut Down Your Screen Week” may be well intentioned, but it isn’t very practical. It can’t be properly enforced and screens are a good tool for school. “Shut Down Your Screen Week” can’t be properly enforced. The people who are addicted enough to their screens to need help won’t follow the rules. They will use their phones when at home, where teachers can’t stop them. This could breed misconceptions that rules can be easily ignored in life, hurting us students. Secondly, screens are a great…

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    “Shut Down Your Screen Week?” “Shut Down Your Screen Week” is a movement that many schools have been joining. The general notion of the national movement is that not spending any time on electronic media would be good for students. After being brought to the teacher’s meeting by teacher and parents, teachers want to know what the students think about participating. Personally, I think this is one bandwagon not worth jumping on. As the article, “Is Google Making Us Stupid?”, tells us: “Just as a…

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    national movement called “Shut Down Your Screen Week”. The movement encourages students to refrain from the use of any electronic media for an entire week. The parents believe that this would be beneficiary for the students, and I agree. Not using any electronic media for a week would benefit students’ academic performances and their everyday lives. The use of electronics is affects our ability to focus. Having to juggle emails, text messages, and social media causes us to multitask, which is…

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    orders and cannot decide with itself. It is amazed with the strong lights coming from electronic devices’ screens. A brain, which is addicted to technologic devices, and cannot do anything else but sitting in front of it pointlessly. This is what technology does to your brain. Yes, it can be helpful sometimes, in the areas of life, but, it may be fatal for body like cancer when it is used continually. Robert College is a school that uses so much technology, in its academic life. Robert College…

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    In recent news, it is said that schools across the country are to partake in a national "Shut Down Your Screen Week". This can have many benefits to children all across the country, educationally. I am in agreement with this idea and I believe that it could help increase their knowledge without the use of phones. Children often use most of their time using some sort of technology. This time could be used wisely to study or to do something productive. In the article, "Kids Still…

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    Why should we participate in “Shut down your screen” week? This week is when students give-up their devices and focus on something more than Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat, etc. By participating in this activity we can be focused on other things in our lives. Such as, interact more with family and friends, be more active and focus more on school. We should participate in “Shut down your screen” week, because we can be able to have more time with our family and friends. We usually don’t interact…

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