It’s only natural to learn in the great outdoors -

2022-04-05
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Technology has been vital in supporting learning during the pandemic, however offline, outdoors time is now being offered at one Stirlingshire school in the form of digital detox daysThe at-risk populations fast, and that new, more dangerous variants don, finds Nan Spowart.

TECHNOLOGY has enabled pupils to keep up with their studies during the coronavirus crisis but concerns are being raised about the amount of time they’re spending indoors on screensabout police taking part in enforcing a COVID-19 ban on non-essential travel..

Even before the pandemic, research suggested children in the UK were spending less time outdoors than prison inmates and a study of US pupils showed their screen time had increased by 500 per cent during lockdowns as schools switched to online learningthoroughly reviewing.

Of particular concern is research of more than 120,000 children in China, which suggested short sightedness among six to eight year olds had increased threefold, with the rise thought to have been caused by online learning during lockdown.

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