During week two, we asked the students to reflect on their digital diets. We wanted to get them thinking and debating on what is too much digital media and what is just the right amount of digital media in their lives. First, we defined digital media and gave some examples. Then we began analyzing how much of it was in their daily lives. The learners even viewed a video that showed other students in South Korea being treated for internet addiction.
In order to reflect, the students kept track of their activities on an average summer day and recorded them onto a worksheet. After creating a visual representation of their average day in the form of a bar graph, they then wrote their reflection on whether they had unhealthy or healthy digital diets. The SDAL teachers were happily surprised at the amount of honesty in the learners' reflections! Here were some of the submissions we received: