2. Prepare Interview Questionnaires

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In the last lesson, you chose an adult to interview about digital habits and device use.

In this lesson, you will prepare an interview questionnaire to guide each of your conversations.

You will use the information you gather in your interview questionnaire to start creating guidelines for digital habits to include in your pledge.

That way, you can work with the people who care about you to find and keep a healthy balance of activities with and without technology.

This lesson uses Google Docs, but you could apply these skills and concepts in any word processing application, or even on a piece of paper.

To begin, open the interview questionnaire starter project in Google Docs and make a copy.

Remove the words “copy of” from the file name and rename it.

Then, read the questions.

In each interview, you will ask the person: how they use technology and what they like and dislike about it.

if they have concerns about your device use or devices more generally.

to tell a story about how a device affected their day or their interactions with other people.

how you might change the way you use technology.

You can also write your own question if you like.

You might ask: for suggestions about specific apps or devices, for tips to manage specific digital habits, like texting or email, or about times and places when they think device use is appropriate.

Add your personalized question to your questionnaire.

Now it’s your turn: Open the starter project and make a copy, Rename the document, Read the questions, And add your own question to the interview if you like.

Then, move on to the next lesson to conduct your interviews.


  1. Open the starter project and make a copy.
  2. Rename the document.
  3. Read the questions.
  4. Add your own question to the interview.