Holy Digital Citizenship, Batman
The children of Gotham need your help with Digital Health and Wellness
Riddle me this... What IS digital health and wellness?
Digital Health and Wellness deals with.....
-Internet addiction has become an international problem that is now being recognized as a serious problem.
-Internet addiction can cause excessive fatigue or loss of sleep, academic problems, withdrawal from friends and family, and behavioral problems in those who suffer from it
-Different types of internet addiction can include cybersexual addiction, cyber-relationship addiction, net compulsions, information overload, and computer addiction.
Ergonomics is the safe physical use of the computer. This may include:
-Picking the right mouse and keyboard. - Arthritis can develop from constant typing and clicking. -Sitting up straight: Make sure you are straight up in your chair with your back flat against the back and your feet on the gound. -Maintain a safe distance from the screen. - Do not sit too close, do not stare at the screen for long periods of time. -Do not sit for long periods at a time. Frequently get up and do other activities.
Digital health and wellness includes teaching students internet safety.
-Do not respond to any innappropriate comments and do not use innapproriate comments yourself.
-Report to your parent or teacher any information/picture online that makes you feel uncomfortable.