How Can Technology Help to Improve the Education System

Welcome to Episode 06 of the The FindFocus Podcast.

In this episode, Amy Specter and I discuss "How Can Technology Help to Improve the Education System?.

So if you want to know how to Amy's school combats phone addiction, the best meditation app Amy has ever tried and recommends to all of her students, and learn how games can help you to develop better habits, listen to this episode of the FindFocus Podcast!

In this episode, you'll discover:

  • The very FIRST skill every student needs when it comes to technology
  • More critical technology skills every student needs to develop
  • Major skills with technology most students have no clue they need (and how to get them with "the push of a button")
  • Specific tools students can use to help them develop their skills ​
  • The most important thing our education system should provide to every student
  • The exact tool Amy's school can’t live without​
  • Where Amy Specter sees students making the biggest mistakes (and how to quickly correct course)
  • The best meditation app Amy has ever tried and recommends to all of her students
  • The best "games" to develop better habits
  • The free course from Yale that everybody should take

About Amy

Amy Specter is Mental Health Counselor from San Francisco. She is a licensed marriage and family therapist who believes that all children and adolescents have the right to free school-based mental health services.

She’s also the host of the podcast Happy Tech which explores the latest in positive education technology to help students, parents, educators and administrators create thriving schools and happy students.

More Information

Learn more about how to use technology to become happier by listing to Amy's podcast HappyTech

Technology Links & Mentions From This Episode:

Yondr

SuperBetter Game

The Willpower Instinct by Kelly McGonigal

Habitca

SelfControl

Martin's Post about Internet-Addiction

The Science of Well-Being by Laurie Santos

Predictably Irrational by Dan Ariely

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Martin Boeddeker
 

Martin Boeddeker is the founder of FindFocus.net, the One-Page Productivity Planner and the mind behind the FindFocus Distraction Blocker for Mac. He studied industrial engineering and management in Germany and worked for some of the biggest companies in the world. With FindFocus he wants to help people to get rid of what he calls DigitalADD so they focus on the things that truly matter in life.

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