Jennifer Mccartney

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Maintaining Focus

In an age of constant dings, beeps, badges, and pop-ups, it’s easy to lose focus and wander down a rabbit hole of distraction. How can we help our children develop healthy habits and maintain focus amidst distractions?

Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2019/10/22/maintaining-focus/

Disabling Private Browsing on Student iPads

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While web content is filtered on student iPads when connected to the district network, private browsing is not disabled by default. Parents may wish to use the Screen Time tool in Settings to set limits or to monitor web browsing.

Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2019/09/15/disabling-private-browsing-on-student-ipads/

Media Recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics

Media and digital devices are an integral part of our world today. This article from the American Academy of Pediatrics contains tips to help parents promote healthy digital habits for their children and teens.

Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2019/09/14/media-recommendations-from-the-american-academy-of-pediatrics/

Resources for Families

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Find new resources for families on your school’s website.

Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2019/08/24/resources-for-families/

Q&A with Dr. Devorah Heitner

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St. Vrain Valley Schools recently partnered with Dr. Devorah Heitner to host a conversation on the challenges and opportunities facing our students, parents, and educators around technology use. Attendees were invited to submit questions for Dr. Heitner, but limited time prevented us from addressing them all. Read on to see the questions submitted along with responses created in partnership with Dr. Heitner.

Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2019/04/15/qa-with-dr-devorah-heitner/

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