Do you find your students constantly glued to their screens? In this digital age, apps are becoming more and more appealing, making it easy for students to become slaves to their phones, but it can be frustrating to see them spending most of their free time mindlessly scrolling.
Research has shown that increased phone use is associated with a decline in students’ grades and can reduce their quality of sleep when they are unable to manage their phone use at night.
Thankfully there’s a simple solution for students to reduce their screen time: turning their phones to greyscale. This function removes the colour from their screens, making their display appear black and white.
So, how does greyscale help students use their phones less? And does it make a long-lasting impact? Let’s have a look at the research and then take a deeper dive into how students can incorporate it into their routines….