Media Balance/Well Being

MEDIA BALANCE & WELL BEING

I can:

  • Learn the "What? When? How Much?" framework for describing my media choices.

  • Use this framework and my emotional responses to evaluate how healthy different types of media choices are.

  • Begin to develop my own definition of a healthy media balance.

Essential Question:

What makes a healthy media choice?

Media

All the ways that large groups of people get and share information (TV, books, the internet, newspapers, phones, etc.)

What makes a healthy media choice?

Media Balance

Using media in a way that feels healthy and in balance with other life activities (family, friends, school, hobbies, etc.).

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Things to think about:

  • How are some media choices more healthy or less healthy than others?

  • What is "media balance"? How might it be different for different people?