Jennifer Mccartney

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Setting Expectations for Technology Use at Home

St. Vrain Valley Schools provides each student an iPad for learning at school and at home. While a basic level of restrictions is set on all school devices, families are encouraged to set healthy limits for home use that meet their needs and align with their family values.

Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2021/05/20/expectations-technology-home/

We are screen smart.

This fall, St. Vrain launched Screen Smart St. Vrain, a digital citizenship campaign to encourage teachers, students, and families to think critically, make proactive choices, and use technology as a tool to create a lasting, positive impact on the world.

Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2020/02/21/we-are-screen-smart/

Online Learning Resources for Parents

As we began the school year in a remote learning environment before moving to a hybrid schedule, partnerships between home and school are more vital than ever. Learn more about using tools such as Seesaw, Schoology, and Webex to support your student’s learning.

Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2020/02/21/online-learning-resources-parents/

Affordable Internet Options for Families

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To support student learning and access to the internet at home, several options are available to families.

Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2020/02/20/affordable-internet/

At what age should my child get a smartphone?

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What age is the right age for a child to receive a smart phone? Dr. Devorah Heitner offers some suggestions for parents.

Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2020/02/18/age-cell-phone/

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