The Barriers – Tech
Screen time is here to stay, it presents numerous opportnities but also many challenges to us as parents and educators, not least the speed that new technology emerges. How do we find balance and what does a hi-tech, hi-nature childhood look like?
Kids love the shiny tech as much as the rest of us
The ubiquity and pervasiveness of screens across every aspect of our lives has happened with astonishing speed with limited disconnect anymore between on and offline. This is voted as the number one barrier to kids playing out across the whole network from parents to organisations.
How can we make sure we’re aware of our screen time and we find balance by making time for WildTime, offline, outside, liking other stuff like plants, trees, the sun, the rain and all the cool creatures?
How do we help them navigate all this technology?