Middle-school students are challenged to Tune Out technology

Seventh-grade students at Greendale Middle School in Wisconsin on March 1 unplugged from technology as part of the school's annual Tune Out challenge. Some students lasted just a day or two, while others are hoping to make it until June 1. Math teacher John Marzion started the program five years ago, and said it leads to an increase in concentration among students, who also have more time to do homework or play outside as the weather gets warmer.

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