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Screen time, all the time: Do smart devices in classrooms help kids learn?

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Australian parents are anxious about screens in their children’s lives. In December 2015, the Australian Child Health Poll, a quarterly survey run by the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne, listed excessive screen time as Australians’ number one concern affecting the health of children and teenagers. The author cites interviews with parents and concludes with a question as to "whether what schools need to be doing is teaching kids how to not use screens all the time". 


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