Michael Mercier

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Michael Mercier Speech Topics

Incorporating The Digital Detox Into Your School's Digital Wellness Regimen
A digital detox is a period of several consecutive days during which we refrain from using digital screens. Screen Education’s research on digital detoxes has found when young people experience a digital detox they gain enormous mental health benefits. For some young people a digital detox can...
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Addressing Problems Caused By Excessive Social Media Use
Every day teachers witness the negative consequences of excessive social media use among students. They see distracted students who can’t concentrate, don’t complete homework assignments, and don’t study for exams. They witness the tension, anxiety, and depression from cybergossip, cyberdrama,...
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Addressing Tech Addiction By Transforming School Culture
Tech addiction takes a tremendous toll on schools. It compromises students’ classroom behavior, academic performance, and emotional and physical health. It also corrodes the school’s social environment. It’s imperative that we address tech addiction immediately --- but how? Smartphones are...
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Keeping Work Safe By Eliminating Smartphone Distraction
Smartphone distraction is a rampant problem in the workplace. Research conducted by Mr. Mercier’s organization, Screen Education, indicates that it causes a massive loss in productivity, breeds frustration and conflict, and increases the risk of accidents. Smartphone distraction is especially...
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What Will Be Your Role In Preventing Abuses Of Our Global Wireless Network?
A decade after deploying an amazing global wireless information network some problems are emerging: apps that are engineered to be addictive are sapping our human potential, tech providers are violating our free speech and privacy rights, we encounter a toxic, divided online social and political...
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