The COVID-19 has resulted in schools shut all across the world. Globally, over 1.2 billion children are out of the classroom. As a result, education has changed dramatically, with the distinctive rise of e-learning, whereby teaching is undertaken remotely and on digital platforms.
𝐇𝐞𝐫𝐞 𝐀𝐫𝐞 𝐒𝐨𝐦𝐞 𝐓𝐢𝐩𝐬 𝐓𝐨 𝐇𝐚𝐯𝐞 𝐀𝐧 𝐄𝐲𝐞 𝐅𝐫𝐢𝐞𝐧𝐝𝐥𝐲 𝐕𝐢𝐫𝐭𝐮𝐚𝐥 𝐂𝐥𝐚𝐬𝐬𝐫𝐨𝐨𝐦
𝐑𝐨𝐨𝐦 𝐋𝐢𝐠𝐡𝐭: Keep the room’s lighting dimmer than the computer screen to reduce glare and make it easier for your child eyes to see the screen.
𝐒𝐜𝐫𝐞𝐞𝐧 𝐒𝐞𝐭𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐠𝐬: Turn down the brightness and turn up the contrast of the screen settings.
️ 𝐃𝐢𝐬𝐭𝐚𝐧𝐜𝐞: Check the distance between the screen and your kid’s eyes while he or she is sitting. It should be between 20″ and 30″ away.
️ 𝐒𝐜𝐫𝐞𝐞𝐧 𝐋𝐞𝐯𝐞𝐥: Adjust the screen so that there’s no tilt, and position it so the top is just below eye level.
️ 𝐄𝐧𝐜𝐨𝐮𝐫𝐚𝐠𝐞 𝐅𝐫𝐞𝐪𝐮𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐕𝐢𝐬𝐮𝐚𝐥 𝐁𝐫𝐞𝐚𝐤𝐬: One of the best things you can do to reduce your child’s risk of digital eye strain is to get them to follow the “20-20-20”
Rule: Every 20 minutes, take your eyes off your screen and look at something that’s at least 20 feet away for at least 20 seconds.
️ 𝐑𝐞𝐦𝐞𝐦𝐛𝐞𝐫 𝐓𝐨 𝐁𝐥𝐢𝐧𝐤 : Encourage your child to try to blink extra, especially when they take breaks.