A 21st century classroom must bridge the digital divide so that all students are engaged with technology. Best Practices for schools allows for full technological access in the classroom while minimizing health risk so that schools and safe technology can work together.
Link to Letters From Doctors about Wi-fi in Schools
Tips for Safer Tech in Schools:
Hardwire all devices that connect to the Internet such as computers and tablets.
Hardwire all fixed devices such as printers, overhead projectors and boards.
Teach students about how to minimize radio frequency radiation exposures.
Integrate SAFE TECH into health curriculum.
Explore the politics of the precautionary principle in ethics and debate classes.
Share resources with parents on how to decrease exposures at home.
Integrate SAFE TECH into your school’s official Bring Your Own Device Policy.
Hold a staff meeting and PTA meeting to share this information.
Download PDF Doctors Letters on Children and the Health Risks of Wireless: