Bud Hunt

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Digital Glossary Helps Us Know the Lingo

It’s probably happened to you.  You’re talking with your son or daughter or listening to them talk with a friend, and they use an unfamiliar word or phrase.   Whatever they said was about technology, but what, in fact, did they say? Common Sense Media can help.  Here’s their digital glossary, a short collection of words that …

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Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2016/01/01/digital-glossary-helps-us-know-the-lingo/

Check Out the St. Vrain Digital Library

It’s essential that students have access to high quality digital resources, and one of the best resources we can ever provide to students is a really good book. With the St. Vrain Digital Library, now a good book is only a tap or a click away. St. Vrain students can login to the new digital library …

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Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2015/03/10/check-out-the-st-vrain-digital-library/

The Three Essential Kinds of iPad Parental Restrictions

The software that powers your student’s iPad has a large collection of very powerful parental controls, called restrictions, that each family can use to customize their student’s experience with their iPad. We believe that parents need to make the right decision for their families about which of these restrictions to enable to ensure appropriate use …

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Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2015/02/10/the-three-essential-kinds-of-ipad-parental-restrictions/

NPR: Screentime and Emotions?

Recently, NPR posted a story on a study that claims a few days of screen access can interfere with children’s ability to detect emotions in the faces of others.  Specifically, they said: The study, published in the journal Computers in Human Behavior, found that sixth-graders who went five days without exposure to technology were significantly …

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Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2015/01/07/npr-screentime-and-emotions/

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