TechTimeOutYes technology can enhance learning, BUT sometimes, we all need to take a break from technology to engage in the world around us. I have to admit, I am a bit over-connected too, and sometimes I miss connecting with my children. Twisted Scholar, Inc., contacted Tech Talk for Moms to share a new program, called TechTimeout Academic Challenge, an educational program geared toward schools. The program includes family information packets, classroom activity guides, and bonus materials to encourage students to take a break from their electronics to gain a perspective of their own media use.

Twisted Scholar, Inc. has partnered with Foresters™ , a life insurance provider, to create the Tech Timeout Academic Challenge – Disconnecting from Technology (for a while) Program. The Tech Timeout is a fun and innovative program that challenges students, teachers and parents to shut down their digital devices for a few days and discuss or write about the experience. The program is not anti-technology, it is simply a way to also allow us to gain a new perspective on the wonderful things does technology offer!

If you are an Educator or a Parent and you think your school could benefit from the TechTimeout Academic Challenge, visit their website: TechTimeOut Academic Challenge .

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