In addition, teachers can also advice parents to buy their kids nonviolent video games (Kutner and Olson, 2008). This would help reduce the probability of children learning uncouth behaviors from these games.
Teachers can also reward children for good performance at school. Children will tend to spend more of their time reading in order to receive rewards in class for performing well. It is also important to ensure that children have adequate homework before heading home. Doing homework is important as it limits the time spent by a child playing computer games. It is also the duty of the teachers to encourage the parents to ensure their children complete their homework (Kutner and Olson, 2008).
Encouraging children to engage in other constructive activities and games will help minimize these effects. For instance, playing football and participating in other games at school will improve the physical condition of the children. This means that chances of a child being obese or overweight are minimized. Sometimes, children spend much of their time playing computer games as a result of depression (Kutner and Olson, 2008). Therefore, offering a listening ear to these children and also encouraging them to share their problems with other teachers or parents will help alleviate or eliminate the stress children might be going through. Less stress means less time playing computer games and hence less negative ...Show more