Well-being refers to feeling good both physically and psychologically. This includes maintaining a sense of happiness, health and balance while using technology and preventing possible negative side effects. It also involves understanding the realities of others and encouraging empathy.
The DigiZen Bronze level badge demonstrates the importance of incorporating psychological and physical well-being into technology use and explores how to find balance and prevent side effects from the use of technology.
Now that you have a basic understanding of how to maintain your physical and psychological well-being when using technology, how can you help your students develop similar habits in order to be healthy digital citizens? Finding balance and using technology properly is important in order to prevent any long term effects in our students. It is also important, that our students, as digital citizens, are empathetic of others and their realities.
By now, you should have a better understanding of how to maintain the physical and psychological well-being of yourself and your students. Finding balance and using technology properly is important in order to prevent any long term effects in ourselves and our students. It is also important, that all of us, as digital citizens, are empathetic of others and their realities.