Michelle Bourgeois (DTS)

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Got an iPad? Get Insurance!

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Accidents happen! The SVVSD Optional iPad Insurance Program for secondary students covers many of the costs associated with a damaged or lost iPad.

Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2018/08/20/insurance-2/

Back to School: Create a Family Media Plan

The start of a new school year is a great time to revisit your family’s media habits and create a family media plan. The American Academy of Pediatrics has a comprehensive tool that you can use to create your own customizable family media plan.

Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2018/08/18/back-to-school-create-a-family-media-plan/

LTP Changes: Full-Sized iPads and Insurance

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The Instructional Technology Advisory Committee (ITAC) recommended a change from the iPad mini to a full-sized iPad based on the curricular and student use benefits of the full-sized iPad. As devices are refreshed, students will receive full-sized iPads instead of iPad minis.

Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2018/06/21/fall-changes/

Screentime and Setting Healthy Limits

The American Academy of Pediatrics recently updated their recommendations for screen time for children to move away from strict time limits and toward an expectation that families pay attention to the types and quality of media interactions that children are engaging in. Learn more about the recommendations and how to start this conversation with your family here.

Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2017/12/14/screentime-and-learning/

Five Fantastic Apps for Family Fun Night

Want to bring your family game night into the 21st century? Here are five free iPad games that promote learning and cooperation while providing fun for the whole crew!   Reverse Charades A fun twist on the traditional game in which the entire family acts out the words while a single person tries to guess as …

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Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2015/02/09/five-free-apps-for-family-fun-night/

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